Vault tales 16 Wild Republic Sockeye Salmon

Who makes it? Wild Republic as part of their Canadian Wildlife tube, number unknown. When did it come out? From what I could find, 2007 Still available? And from the same research, the set is discontinued so…nope. Sorry. This is a bit of a shame for reasons I’ll get into below! Where can it beContinue reading “Vault tales 16 Wild Republic Sockeye Salmon”

Vault tales 15 Agatsuma Tsuchinoko Snake

Who makes it? Agatsuma, a Japanese company. This is a secret chase figure from their Strange Predators series. The only mythological/cryptid figure in the set When did it come out? I really don’t know. I’ve had them since about 2011, so probably then. There isn’t a lot of information on them. Still available? They showContinue reading “Vault tales 15 Agatsuma Tsuchinoko Snake”

Vault Tales 14 – Clades – Porifera

What is this? Well, this is the first random pick of something beyond ‘just’ a figure; among other things I’ve also given the option of looking at various shelves or taxonomic groups. I have preferred to use the phrase ‘clades’ when talking about these although I may not always follow strictly to the monophyletic meaningContinue reading “Vault Tales 14 – Clades – Porifera”

Vault Tales 13 RSM Archaeotherium

RSM Archaeotherium Who makes it? It’s a cast of a museum diorama piece from the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. It’s name is Archie! Based on fossil material from that province! When did it come out? It never really came out…but judging by the inscription on the base, 1988 Still available? It was never available, so IContinue reading “Vault Tales 13 RSM Archaeotherium”

Vault Tales 12 CollectA Black-backed Jackal

Who makes it? CollectA, as part of their Woodlands (?) collection. Never really thought of these as woodlands animals, but that where they put it. Item number is 88655 When did it come out? In 2014, back when it was easier to get the CollectA figures! Still available? It is indeed Where can it beContinue reading “Vault Tales 12 CollectA Black-backed Jackal”