Vault tales 112 – Clades – Pliosaurs

So we are back with another Clades discussion–one that, unlike other clades posts, does not even begin to cover all of the possible figures out there! That’s right, the predatory beast of Jurassic and early Cretaceous (maybe late Triassic?) seas, the Pliosaurs (properly, the Pliosauroidea…) These animals are famous in books and documentaries for beingContinue reading “Vault tales 112 – Clades – Pliosaurs”

Vault tales 104 – Clades – Gorgonopsia

We’re back to another clades post–this time it’s one where I actually have a number of models, from a group that I actively collect. It’s the group of synapsids called Gorgonopsia–a group of reptile-looking Permian tetrapods that, being part of Therapsida, are more closely related to mammals. They, along with related groups, were often referredContinue reading “Vault tales 104 – Clades – Gorgonopsia”

Vault tales 88 Schleich German Shepherd puppy

Who makes it? This is a Schleich figure, item number 16343. I’ll be honest, this one’s going to be brief…! When did it come out? It was first released in 2006 Still available? Nope. It was discontinued in 2015 Where can it be found in my displays? It is not. It’s actually my son’s, andContinue reading “Vault tales 88 Schleich German Shepherd puppy”

Vault tales 58 Schleich Giant Ground Sloth

Who makes it? Schleich, from their too-limited run of prehistoric mammals. Item number 16518 When did it come out? I believe it was 2002…although some snuck out for Christmas of 2001 Still available? Nope. Not at all. They didn’t last long either. Where can it be found in my displays? With…so many large prehistoric mammals.Continue reading “Vault tales 58 Schleich Giant Ground Sloth”