Another day, another set of animal pictures that have gone viral online. This time, it’s various animals with plush / stuffed versions of themselves, starting with this rabbit. The first commercial concern to create stuffed toys was the German Steiff company in 1880. Steiff used new technology developed for upholstery to make their stuffed toys. In 1903 Richard Steiff designed a soft bear that differed from earlier traditional rag dolls, because it was made of plush furlike fabric. Continue reading for more.