This unique fair-trade ornament represents the manatee - a freshwater mammal. It will look great hanging on your Christmas tree, rear-view mirror or adding a distinctive touch to another part of your home. This ornament was carved by hand from balsa wood by a native Amazon artisan. The sale of these ornaments supports forest conservation and helps meet local needs in traditional communities in Peru. Each ornament comes with a tag listing the name and village of the artisan who made it and the plants used to make it.