These are a pair of patriotic kangaroos I got for Christmas.
As you'll note from the next two pictures, they didn't last
that way for long. I disapprove of unreasoning patriotism
and I prefer my plush unadorned.
There, now isn't that much better?
And the other one, hanging from my light
This boxing roo was made especially for Australia's defence
of the America's
Cup in 1987 (made in Korea, of course). I think he was
originally supposed to be wearing boxing gloves, but they
must have disappeared during the intervening years. This is
one of the few kangaroo plush I have that is very masculine.