Vault Tales 173 ToyTrio Hammerhead Shark, Manta Ray, Knob-tail Gecko

Starting the year with what might be described as…very random figures. Most of which are, at best, okay. But they’re all part of larger sets so there’s that. Let’s get to it. Safari Ltd Endangered Species-Marine toob Great Hammerhead Shark First up, we have a Great Hammerhead shark toob figure from Safari Ltd. They haveContinue reading “Vault Tales 173 ToyTrio Hammerhead Shark, Manta Ray, Knob-tail Gecko”

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 151 ToyTrio Two Salamanders and a Lungfish

So here’s a few figures connected by being…air breathing vertebrates? Sure, let’s say that. Otherwise they’re very, very different. COG “Cool Reptiles” Green salamander First off, I’m starting with a small salamander figure from a bucket set called Cool Reptiles from COG Ltd. Even though it seems to contain more amphibians than reptiles…anyway, I recentlyContinue reading “Vault Tales 151 ToyTrio Two Salamanders and a Lungfish”

Vault tales 127 – Clades – Chondrostei

I am back with another Clades post. This one is exciting because it features one of my favorite fish groups! It’s also daunting because I have a lot of representatives of this group (unlike most of the ones I’ve done) which means more to say. And also trying to sort out photo presentation… As itContinue reading “Vault tales 127 – Clades – Chondrostei”

Vault Tales 98 Yowies UK Frilled Lizard

It seems like we just visited the Yowies a couple days ago and here we are with another classic version. This time, it is a figure made by Cadbury for Yowies in the UK. Although they still came with chocolate, the UK figures were single-piece figures made of PVC. There were only two series released,Continue reading “Vault Tales 98 Yowies UK Frilled Lizard”