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 210 FigureFrenzy Anaconda, Salamander, Eryops, Stagonolepis

We’ve got four figures today, which can best be regarded as…united by being ‘herpetiles’, a broad informal word usually meant to refer to ‘reptiles’ and ‘amphibians’. Which are themselves kind of informal but anyway…there’s a whole bunch of animals that really aren’t connected by much. Other than they’re all really nice figures in different ways.Continue reading “Vault Tales 210 FigureFrenzy Anaconda, Salamander, Eryops, Stagonolepis”

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”