Did you know the Northern Cardinal is famous not just by how beautiful it is but it is the mascot for many collegiate and professional sports teams? also, it is the state bird for 7 out of the possible fifty nifty States of the United States of America. Plush toys make fantastic gifts for any age or occasion. Parents and teachers love having realistic stuffed animals for the dual functionality of being a plush animal to play with and educational prop to teach. Audubon birds are made from high quality materials which give it the lifelike ambiance many people adore and why people want to collect them all. Soft, huggable & adorable! our Audubon birds are high quality, very detailed and have sound! here is the Northern Cardinal, straight from the great outdoors, and into your home! we have partnered up with the Cornell lab of ornithology to create unique bird calls! our bird designs measure approximately 5 inches, and are approved by Audubon to meet the standards of experts! just wait until you feel this soft plush, you will want them all! they make great gifts for babies, children and even adults! this stuffed animal is not only educational, but fun!