White buffalo are extremely rare. They can result from a number of physical conditions, including albinism, leucism, and other genetic abnormalities. Considered sacred by Native Americans, the white buffalo was revered as a sign of hope, harmony, and peace. This striking figurine is part of the Wild Safari North American Wildlife Collection, which represents the many animals, great and small, that call North America home. Like all Safari Ltd products, the Safari Ltd White Buffalo has been individually hand painted, features quality construction from safe, phthalate and lead-free materials, and includes an educational hangtag in 5 languages. Realistic, educational, and fun, it is suitable for a range of interests. Admire it on a shelf, use it in the classroom, or simply enjoy playing with it. Product measures 5”L x 3”H. Suitable for ages 3 and up.