Complexity: simple / medium
This traditional model used a bird base as a foundation. Use a 20 cm (8-inch) square of paper, colored side up.
|Valley fold and unfold the lower sloping edges over, so they lie along the vertical middle line. Valley fold and unfold the top point down as shown. Then, pinch and lift up the front flap of paper, so that its edges meet in the middle.||Valley fold the left- and right hand lower sloping edges over, so they lie along the vertical middle line. Repeat behind.||Inside reverse fold the bottom points: pinch the bottom points and pull them up inside the model, thereby making the neck and the tail.|
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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