Vault Tales 277 Run the Set Safari Ltd South African Animals toob

It’s time to look at a set today–toob from Safari Ltd. This one is the South African animals toob, released in 2020 under number 100409. It kind of snuck by me somehow when it first came out, but I was fortunately reminded about it, and able to get it fairly quickly. At least Safari isContinue reading “Vault Tales 277 Run the Set Safari Ltd South African Animals toob”

FISHMAS DAY!

So today is Christmas day–which means that the whole family is here! The extended family is here now! Day twelve can be found here. The tag for the whole set will be here. On Fishmas day itself cladistics gave to me… Twelve Eupercaria! Eleven fish near the top Ten Syngnatharia+Pelagiaria Nine Percomorpha Eight basal NeoteleostsContinue reading “FISHMAS DAY!”

Vault Tales 267 FigureFrenzy Smilodon, Alphadon, Macrauchenia, Hyena

Time to look at a random group of mammal figures. Most are prehistoric, and one is just really old! Old as in, the figure is relatively old (early half of 19th century) as opposed to representing really old animals…that were made more recently (in every case, really recently–like last 10 years recent). Anyway, let’s getContinue reading “Vault Tales 267 FigureFrenzy Smilodon, Alphadon, Macrauchenia, Hyena”

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 207 FigureFrenzy Hyena, Dodo, Cynognathus, African wild dog, Arsinoitherium

So here’s a random assortment of mostly mammals (and adjacent) figures. And one extinct bird, just to mix it up. Most of them are pretty good too! Schleich Spotted hyena (2015 release) Let’s start with a figure that represents one of my favorite animals (mammal edition), a Spotted hyena which, yes, I’ve covered a fewContinue reading “Vault Tales 207 FigureFrenzy Hyena, Dodo, Cynognathus, African wild dog, Arsinoitherium”