Orca Calf Cork Coaster

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Each GrafixMat® is a work of art, masterfully laser-engraved on the cork front with a unique and amusing story colorfully illustrated on its flip-side.  For a treasured gift or your own personal collection; select one or create a set of 2, 4, 6 or more from 21 themed Collections totaling more than 500 contemporary and fine art designs.  Made from eco-friendly recycled cork from Portugal and Spain, yet handcrafted in the U.S.A. GrafixMats® are so artfully designed and intriguing, we've created a hanging hole in the back of each coaster.

All Natural    •    Durable  Easy Wash    •    Singles or Sets  Storage Caddies    •    4 1/4" Diameter, 5/16" Thick        Green Certified

Front Design:

Orca Calf

The Back Story:

Orca Calf

A orca calf at birth is about 8 ft. long and weighs about 300 to 400 lb. Calves nurse for about 5 to 10 seconds at a time, several times an hour, 24 hours a day. The mother’s milk is very rich so that the baby rapidly develops a thick, insulating layer of blubber. The fat content of the mother’s milk increases as the calf develops. It ranges from about 28% to 48% fat. A calf may nurse for 12 months. A mother killer whale stays close to her calf and attentively directs its movements. By the age of one year, calves can eat 50 to 60 lb. of herring, smelt, and squid every day.