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Trick your friends into thinking that you own an actual polar bear, all while supporting WWF.

Have you ever wanted to keep a polar bear as a pet? Well, you still can’t do that, but the Japanese company Animals as Art has made it possible for you to live with this life-like polar bear figure. You’ll feel just as if you’re living with a mother polar bear and her cub that sleep all the time. It’s pretty much the same as a cat, right?

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These polar bear figures are made completely with materials that don’t harm animals. That includes everything from the skin to the claws and even to those scary-looking teeth. The fur is even made with the same realistic materials used for animal figures on Hollywood sets.

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Each bear is crafted by three master figure producers and five assistants. The main producer has over 30 years of experience making figures for movie sets like Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy and Godzilla vs. King Kong.

▼ Here’s what they look like size-wise. The mama bear weighs in at 110
kilograms (242 pounds) and 2.85 meters in length (112 inches).

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▼ The cub weighs a far more manageable 20 kilograms
(44 pounds) and is only 1 meter (3 feet) in length.

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Now let’s talk cash. These masterpiece polar bears don’t come cheap. The Adult and Cub set costs a whopping 13,400,000 yen (US $117,005). No, that’s not a typo. The adult polar bear by itself costs 8,900,000 yen ($77,700). As of now, the cub isn’t being sold by itself.

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While that may be a hefty price tag, Animals as Art will donate one-percent of their profits to WWF Japan. That means when you purchase an Adult and Cub set, you’ll get a huge and realistic pair of bears and donate 134,000 yen to a charity that benefits actual animals.

If you’re wealthy (and/or crazy) enough to purchase one of these brilliant creations, send us pics or it didn’t happen. And if you still want a big fluffy animal in your life that’s a little more affordable, might be suggest a giant realistic cat head instead?

Source: Animals as Art via Cinema Cafe
Images: Animals as Art