Vault Tales 299 Run the Set GeoWorld Travel-to-Go Ice Age

So here’s a neat little set from GeoWorld that, well, didn’t last long. They aren’t especially great models, but feature a few animals that you never really see. And a few that you pretty much always do… I was kind of fortunate that these were briefly available right when I started the online store. MostContinue reading “Vault Tales 299 Run the Set GeoWorld Travel-to-Go Ice Age”

Vault Tales 273 FigureFrenzy Marmot, Velociraptor, Giant cheetah, Wild ass

Another very random batch. Minis. Metals. Mammals. Just more randomness. Schleich Minis Marmot We’re going to start small, with this mini Alpine Marmot from the old Schleich mini series series, number 10074. This was a decent set, first produced in 1965, and then discontinued completely in 2005 (although not sure what the time frame wasContinue reading “Vault Tales 273 FigureFrenzy Marmot, Velociraptor, Giant cheetah, Wild ass”

Vault Tales 209 FigureFrenzy Deinotherium, Neanderthal, Andrewsarchus, Chasmaporthetes

Oooh! Prehistoric mammal FigureFrenzy today! And quite the range of figures and companies while we’re at it! Let’s see! Starlux Deinotherium Our first figure is the elephant-like Deinotherium Starlux, released in 1973 with the item number FS40044. It was probably the first decent representative figure of the genus, and some of that is pretty clear.Continue reading “Vault Tales 209 FigureFrenzy Deinotherium, Neanderthal, Andrewsarchus, Chasmaporthetes”

Vault tales 200 – Clades – Pancarnivora

So here I am, with post number 200! That seems crazy! And for this one, I get to look at a clade that I find pretty interesting, and which until recently didn’t have a whole lot of representative figures! I am referring to the stem group of the clade Pancarnivora, a group that includes allContinue reading “Vault tales 200 – Clades – Pancarnivora”

Vault Tales 171 ToyTrio Giant Kangaroo, Giant Cheetah, Woolly Mammoth

A new ToyTrion featuring three small figures of notable very large animals, all mammals this time! All extinct, and all with presence in the Pleistocene…Let’s see what we have. Yowies Lost Kingdom Giant Short-faced Kangaroo This first figure is an example of why the original Yowies Australia figures were so great. For the first twoContinue reading “Vault Tales 171 ToyTrio Giant Kangaroo, Giant Cheetah, Woolly Mammoth”