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”

Vault Tales 136 ToyTrio Lotus Flower, Blue Spiny Lizard, Powan

Today’s trio is all over the place…in terms of species, company and quality! Safari Flower Toob Lotus Flower Well, first up we have a plant. The lotus flower from the Safari Ltd Flowers toob, product number 682904 from 2013. As a set, it is certainly different; I’m sure I’ve mentioned before how unusual it isContinue reading “Vault Tales 136 ToyTrio Lotus Flower, Blue Spiny Lizard, Powan”

Vault tales 37 Bullyand Predatory Ratite

Who makes it? This figure is from the glory days of Bullyland’s Stuttgart Museum Prehistoric Mammals line, item number 58356. It was originally released as Diatryma, but the re-release labelled it Gastornis. When did it come out? The line originally came out in 1998, and was briefly re-released in 2012. Still available? After coming outContinue reading “Vault tales 37 Bullyand Predatory Ratite”