Vault Tales 229 Bullyland Batrachotomus

It’s been a while, but this week is going to be a couple of Figure Focus posts! No particular reason, it just worked out that way. But they are link in interesting ways–large, carnivorous beasts that predate dinosaurs…figures that represent animals not often seen. Figures that weren’t especially easy to get, and are way harderContinue reading “Vault Tales 229 Bullyland Batrachotomus”

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 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 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 160 Bullyland Deinotherium

So for once, we are going to just look at one figure–something I usually reserve for larger or more notable figures. In this instance, it’s a figure from one of the best lines released in the late 90s until the early 2000s, from a company that seemed ready to make a huge impact. Which theyContinue reading “Vault Tales 160 Bullyland Deinotherium”