Dinkum Laughing Kookaburra

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DESCRIPTION

"Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree, merry merry king of the bush is he, laugh Kookaburra, laugh Kookaburra, gay your life must be." An oldie but a goldie - we all sang it in primary school and learned the special place which the Kookaburra holds in Australian culture. The Kookaburra embodies the qualities of being able to laugh at the world and yourself while at the same time being strong and unafraid of anything. Kookaburras are indeed kings of the bush and will famously take on a snake if necessary - no wonder we love and admire them.


This hand carved and painted figure captures the spirit and bring-it-on character of the Kookaburra perfectly, just looking at it you can hear that raucous, throaty laugh. Made from plantation Hoop Pine the Dinkum Laughing Kookaburra comes in a calico bag with accompanying information, perfect for gifting. The laughing model also has a more serious mate and the two make a handsome pair.

 

MEASUREMENTS

Dimensions*:
Height 21m x Width 8cm x Length 9cm
Weight*:
0.75kg

*Note: This wooden bird is handcrafted, and as every piece of wood is unique no two wood birds are exactly the same; the above dimensions and weight are approximate measurements only. For more information please see our Australian handmade quality guarantee.