Vault Tales 171 ToyTrio Giant Kangaroo, Giant Cheetah, Woolly Mammoth

A new ToyTrion featuring three small figures of notable very large animals, all mammals this time! All extinct, and all with presence in the Pleistocene…Let’s see what we have. Yowies Lost Kingdom Giant Short-faced Kangaroo This first figure is an example of why the original Yowies Australia figures were so great. For the first twoContinue reading “Vault Tales 171 ToyTrio Giant Kangaroo, Giant Cheetah, Woolly Mammoth”

Vault Tales 164 ToyTrio Snail, Amur catfish, Trilobite

So here we have yet another varied bunch of figures…from a varied bunch of companies. But they’re all aquatic, so that’s a connection!? FUL Snail (Periwinkle) large and small marine sets First up, a quick look at a pair of FUL marine set figures. This is the second snail from the set (I looked atContinue reading “Vault Tales 164 ToyTrio Snail, Amur catfish, Trilobite”

Vault Tales 126 ToyTrio Megalictis, Dromedary, Helicoprion

Sometimes a Toy Trio has a theme, something that links them together. Maybe it’s a taxonomic theme, or a geographic theme, or maybe their respective companies have something in common. And sometimes, the only connection is ‘animal figure that is in my collection’. This trio is one of those latter ones. These are seriously allContinue reading “Vault Tales 126 ToyTrio Megalictis, Dromedary, Helicoprion”

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”