Straight out of the water, this GUNDimals plush sea lion is realistic looking (ironing and airbrushing details), but still soft & huggable. This sea lion measures 12″ (tip of nose to end of feet) he is the perfect size to splash along with you anywhere you go!The leading soft toy manufacturer in the U.S., and also the oldest, GUND was founded in Connecticut in 1898. GUND was one of the first companies to design and produce teddy bears in the early 1900’s. Today, the company manufactures an extensive collection of unique characters and licensed plush under the GUND, and babyGUND brands. GUND is known worldwide for its top quality, soft and huggable plush designs and gift products.