Vault Tales 273 FigureFrenzy Marmot, Velociraptor, Giant cheetah, Wild ass

Another very random batch. Minis. Metals. Mammals. Just more randomness. Schleich Minis Marmot We’re going to start small, with this mini Alpine Marmot from the old Schleich mini series series, number 10074. This was a decent set, first produced in 1965, and then discontinued completely in 2005 (although not sure what the time frame wasContinue reading “Vault Tales 273 FigureFrenzy Marmot, Velociraptor, Giant cheetah, Wild ass”

Vault Tales 258 FigureFrenzy Axolotl, Barracuda, Lemur, Diplocaulus, Torpedo Ray

Another day, another very random bunch of figures. Again, a pretty broad range of animals and companies. Kaiyodo Takara ChocoQ Animatales Pets Axolotl Here we have another excellent figure from the Kaiyodo Takara ChocoQ Animatales Pets series. This one is from series 4, so it was after the split between Kaiyodo and the original FurutaContinue reading “Vault Tales 258 FigureFrenzy Axolotl, Barracuda, Lemur, Diplocaulus, Torpedo Ray”

Vault tales 174 – Clades – Eryopiformes

We’re back and with another ‘Clades’ post. This time, it will be a paraphyletic one, ‘Eryopiformes’. This is a crown group of the Temnospondyls, and as the name implies, it consists of the famous big ‘amphibian’ Eryops, but also the rest of the ‘Stereospondyls’–and this group may also include the Gymnophiona, the modern caecillians! AsContinue reading “Vault tales 174 – Clades – Eryopiformes”

Vault Tales 166 ToyTrio Huayangosaurus, Cave Bear, Thylacine

Today we will look at three very different figures, all of extinct animals. After that…they’re all completely different from each other. Even a variety of materials! Kaiyodo Lawson Dinotales Series 7 Huayangosaurus Our first figure today is from the last Kaiyodo Dinotales series, series 7, released as a Lawson series. As with the fifth andContinue reading “Vault Tales 166 ToyTrio Huayangosaurus, Cave Bear, Thylacine”

Vault Tales 159 ToyTrio Achaeon, Ladybug, Placerias

We’ve got a wide assortment of figures here–representing ‘tiny’ in different ways! Some figures are tiny, some figures represent the super tiny, and some figures represent tiny animals fairly closely. It also mean tiny sections…not much to say about little figures sometimes! Yujin NHK Miracle Planet Archaeon First off, representing the tiniest life forms possibleContinue reading “Vault Tales 159 ToyTrio Achaeon, Ladybug, Placerias”