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Giant Plush Microbes Leech by ThinkGeek

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  • Platform: Collectibles
  • Publisher: ThinkGeek
  • Developer: ThinkGeek
  • Category: Collectibles , Plush

Product Details:

Curious what the Epstein-Barr virus (Mono) looks like up close and personal? No longer do you have to wait for that home edition of the electron microscope to come to market. Just grab one of these Giant Plush Microbes! Various maladies available!

Most folks never realize how cute microbes can be when expanded 1,000,000 times and then fashioned into cuddly plush. Until now, that is. Keep one on your desktop to remind yourself that there is an "invisible" universe out there filled with very small things that can do incredible damage to much bigger things. Then go and wash your hands. Lather, rinse, repeat.

Your choice of (see additional images for pics of each):

  • Chicken Pox (Varicella-Zoster virus)
    Don't be scared â” a new vaccine is making chickenpox roadkill.
  • Egg Cell (Human Ovum)
    Our egg cell would love to be the newest member of your family -- or get donated to someone special!
  • Flu (Orthomyxoviridae)
    This guy may not look too tough, but don't let his cute looks fool you! Once he and his friends show up you're in for a pretty lousy time. Learn about his weaknesses so you can avoid unwanted encounters.
  • H.I.V. (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
    Not cute in any sense, This plush microbe seeks to educate those about the deadly virus that destroys CD4 or T-helper cells.
  • Kissing Disease/Mono (Epstein-Barr Virus)
    A kiss is just a kiss -- unless she's around! 95% of the population has encountered this sweetie pie. Just think of all the fun you can have giving Mono to somebody without all the medical complications!
  • Leech (Hirudo medicinalis)
    Leeches were once used by doctors to remove a patient's bad blood. Fortunately this sucker won't bleed you dry!
  • MRSA (Multiple-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
    So immune to antibiotics, it's got a cape!
  • Red Blood Cell (Erythrocyte)
    The life of the party, his best trick is to hold his breath until he turns blue! Invite him to your next bash and he's sure show you a bloody good time.
  • Sperm Cell (Spermatozoon)
    Our little man's man is the stuff of legends. You can bank on it.
  • White Blood Cell (Leukocyte)
    Don't let his cute looks fool you -- this highly trained killer takes out enemy cells with extreme prejudice. Learn how to stay on his good side.
  • Halloween Gift Set includes:
    • Mini Amoeba (Amoeba proteus) with black mask
    • Mini Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) with witch's hat
    • Mini Ebola (Ebola Virus) costumed as the movie Frankenstein
    • Mini Flesh-Eating Disease (Streptococcus pyogenes) with fangs
    • Mini Plague/ Black Death (Yersinia pestis) with skull and crossbones embroidery

Product Specifications

  • Giant Plush Microbes
  • Each comes with a instructional card that includes an actual picture of the microbe along with information about the microbe in its natural environment
  • Materials: Polyester fibers
  • Care Instructions: Surface washable. Sponge with a mixture of warm water and mild soap. Allow to air dry, then brush to restore fabric to its original fullness.
  • Imported
  • Dimensions: 5-8" (mini are 2-4" each)
  • Ages 3+

    Important Information:

    This item is only available on GameStop.com and our stores are unable to issue a refund. Please do not return this item to your local GameStop store. To return this product please refer to the instructions included on the packing slip that will be shipped with this item.

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