Vault Tales 173 ToyTrio Hammerhead Shark, Manta Ray, Knob-tail Gecko

Starting the year with what might be described as…very random figures. Most of which are, at best, okay. But they’re all part of larger sets so there’s that. Let’s get to it. Safari Ltd Endangered Species-Marine toob Great Hammerhead Shark First up, we have a Great Hammerhead shark toob figure from Safari Ltd. They haveContinue reading “Vault Tales 173 ToyTrio Hammerhead Shark, Manta Ray, Knob-tail Gecko”

Vault Tales 172 Bullyland Woolly Mammoth

Happy New Year all! Today, to wrap up the year we’re going to look at another great Bullyland Stuttgart Museum figure. This time, that classic beast of the Ice Age, the Woolly mammoth! And yes, coincidentally, we already visited a mammoth earlier this week, along with some other prehistoric mammals. It isn’t planned, just kindContinue reading “Vault Tales 172 Bullyland Woolly Mammoth”

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”

Vault Tales 170 ToyTrio Cretoxyrhina, Dragon Moray, Dolly Varden

We’ve got another trio of figures for this week, and we’re going fully aquatic again! And all featuring figures that have stories behind them, for very different reasons. Let’s go swimming! Safari Ltd. Prehistoric Sharks toob Cretoxyrhina First up we have another figure from the sadly discontinued Safari Ltd Prehistoric Sharks toob, this time theContinue reading “Vault Tales 170 ToyTrio Cretoxyrhina, Dragon Moray, Dolly Varden”

Vault tales 169 – Clades – Arthrodira

It has been quite a while since I did a Clades post, and this one will be featuring a group that has lots of figures…but mostly one species. It is (as stated in the title) the placoderm group Arthrodira. Although pretty diverse overall, the most familiar would of course be Dunkleosteus, a giant predator ofContinue reading “Vault tales 169 – Clades – Arthrodira”