Holztiger wooden zoo animals are handcrafted by a German toy maker. Holztiger uses solid maple and beech hardwood and hand-paints their wooden animals with nontoxic, water-based acrylic paints. All Holztiger zoo animals are sealed with a nontoxic water lacquer to protect the toys from perspiration and saliva. Create a unique toy zoo with Holztiger quality wooden animals. Holztiger figures are recommended for three years and up.