Cheeks the Baboon

Theme: Beanie Babies
Style Number: 04250
Colour: Brown
Swing Tag Generation: 5
Tush Tag Generation: 7, 8
Birthday: 18 May 1999
Release Date: 01/05/1999
Release Year: 1999
Retirement Date: 23/12/1999
Animal: Mandrill
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Cheeks is made from a dark brown speckled material with dark brown hands, feet, ears and eyebrows. He has brown and black button eyes and a peach coloured button nose. His face is bright red surrounded by pale blue and black striped material. His rear end is made from a tie-dyed material.


Don’t confuse me with an ape
I have a most unusual shape
My cheeks are round and ty-dyed red
On my behind as well as my head!

Collectors note

Cheeks was introduced on 1st May 1999.

He retired on 23rd December 1999.

Cheeks is often referred to as a baboon. However, the colours on his face and rear appear more like another primate, called a mandrill.

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