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Natural Wooden Framed Mirror with Giraffe Spot Border

Small Mirror in a Natural Wooden Frame with Giraffe Print
Small Mirror in a Natural Wooden Frame with Giraffe Print
Item# PFWM1
$25.00

Product Description

Small Mirror in a Natural Wooden Frame with Giraffe Print
Size of Wooden Frame:
Width: 10 inches
Length: 10 inches
Height: 1/2 inches


Wooden Frame with a Mirror & a Border of Giraffe Skin Print

This eye catching mirror has been hand painted with giraffe print, the hand-painting borders the mirror on all four sides and is about 2 inches thick

This mirror is perfect compliment to any decor and is made to hang on a wall.

This size of the mirror is 3x 3"

About the Giraffe.

Early written records described the giraffe as "magnificent in appearance, bizarre in form, unique in gait, colossal in height and inoffensive in character." Ancient cultures in Africa revered the giraffe, as some modern cultures do today, and commonly depicted it in prehistoric rock and cave paintings. Unknown outside of Africa, this animal so excited man's curiosity that it was sometimes sent as a diplomatic gift to other countries; one of the earliest records tells of a giraffe going from Kenya to China in 1415. The animal was thought to be a cross between a camel and a leopard, a mistake immortalized in the giraffe's scientific name of Giraffa camelopardalis.

The giraffe is the tallest living animal, uniquely adapted to reach vegetation inaccessible to other herbivores. Giraffes have a distinctive walking gait, moving both right legs forward, then both left. At a gallop, however, the giraffe simultaneously swings the hind legs ahead of and outside the front legs, reaching speeds of 35 miles an hour. It has unusually elastic blood vessels with a series of valves that help offset the sudden buildup of blood (and to prevent fainting) when the head is raised, lowered or swung quickly. Giraffe "horns" are actually knobs covered with skin and hair above the eyes that protect the head from injury.