Vault tales 179 – Clades – Euchondrocephali

Already another ‘clades’ post, but this time one with a few more figures at least! This one will be Euchondrocephali–a group of shark-like chondrichthyan fish that are more closely related to the holocephalans (the modern ratfish Chimaera and elephantnose fish Callorhinchus). The funny thing is that for the longest time, these fish were assumed toContinue reading “Vault tales 179 – Clades – Euchondrocephali”

Vault tales 178 – Clades – “Sauropoda”

Today we have another ‘Clades’ and this time…it will take more explanation? When I revamped my database taxonomic details, I realized that some groups were very heavily lumped into one category–even though many groups fit in as ancestors to others, etc. Some groups were also more tightly defined than others, often based on how IContinue reading “Vault tales 178 – Clades – “Sauropoda””

Vault Tales 177 ToyTrio Goblin shark, Spinosaurus, Basking Shark

Another weird assortment today. Honestly, I’m going to keep these short. Not that they’re not good figures in their ways, but sometimes there isn’t much to say. Learning Curve “Dinosaur Train” The Old Spinosaurus First up, another Dinosaur Train figure from Takara. This time, it’s their take on Spinosaurus from an episode called “The OldContinue reading “Vault Tales 177 ToyTrio Goblin shark, Spinosaurus, Basking Shark”

Vault Tales 175 Run the Set Kaiyodo DinoExpo 2002

Today will be another set, this one featuring a fine set from Kaiyodo–their models made as souvenirs for DinoExpo 2002! This was when the figures were still part of the Chocola Saurs brand, partnered within the UHA lines. Except, for the DinoExpo sets, they would pull out a few stops. In later years, the modelsContinue reading “Vault Tales 175 Run the Set Kaiyodo DinoExpo 2002”