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Collections / Re: BlueKrono's Collections
« on: June 04, 2018, 09:23:55 PM »
I'm late to the party as I wasn't around much when you posted your pics but... amazing collection! @BlueKrono I'm trying to imaging what your huge collection (I know how extenstive your prehistoric collection is also) would look displayed all together. You'd probably fill a room, if not a house. Where do you keep it all!?

I had to upgrade from a one bedroom apartment to a two room. Amazingly, my 2 or 3 largest collections aren't even uploaded on the internet yet. I'll do so as soon as I get a new phone and could justice on the photos.

New for 2017 / Re: Top 10 2017 - poll
« on: January 30, 2018, 11:04:19 PM »
I haven't forgotten about this. I'll generate the poll soon!

It's a pity there aren't even 20 extant animal figures though.

Animal toy lines / Re: KAIYODO 'Natural Monuments of Japan'
« on: July 28, 2017, 11:43:59 PM »
Wish this thread had unbroken pictures... Lot of cool figures here.

Collections / Re: BlueKrono's Collections
« on: July 11, 2017, 04:33:50 PM »
Thank you!

Albeit similar to axolotl, Mudpuppies are different species so no thanks. I can only hope that a nice figure comes out soon.

True. Mudpuppies are my favorite amphibian, and I have a tattoo of one on my ribs. I'm actually surprised there aren't more axolotl figures out there with how popular they are in the pet trade. The Japanese especially seem to love them, but there aren't even a great abundance of Japanese figures of axolotls.

Collections / Re: BlueKrono's Collections
« on: July 11, 2017, 04:24:36 PM »
The white, green and black/spotted ones (seem like a set) look like true axolotl, I was referring to these.

Managed to find a Kaiyodo on eBay, but it does not compare to your white and green ones.  :(

Stargatedalek is right, they are mudpuppies. The spotted one is from the Tennessee Aquarium Collection. Here is a nice walk-around of it:

The other two are usually just called "Safari mudpuppies" and are both available on eBay right now. I got the spotted from an aquarium in Duluth, MN, the green from a small, third-party website and the glow in the dark from a zoo in Chicago, IL.

Kaiyodo - other series / Re: Bongo (Kaiyodo - the Study Room)
« on: July 11, 2017, 04:17:16 PM »
Photobucket is the worst.

Collections / Re: BlueKrono's Collections
« on: July 11, 2017, 10:20:31 AM »
Absolutely fantastic collection! Where did you get the Axolotl? I've been looking for one and found nothing.

Thank you :)

In my neotenic collection there is only one true axolotl, the tiny green one in the middle. It's a Kaiyodo figure; I think they also made it in albinotic colors. Got it off eBay a number of years ago. Were you referring to a different one?

New Members / Re: Bear invation!
« on: July 11, 2017, 10:11:40 AM »
Welcome to the forum! It's cool that you have something specific you are so passionate about.

Forum business / Re: The Great Photobucket Purge
« on: July 10, 2017, 04:49:33 PM »
I'll wait a month or two before I start deleting any dead image links and I'll let everyone know here when the purge begins.

I'll be deleting my PB account once I "rescue" the images. They need to lose some accounts over this so they can't brag about having "100 million members" anymore.

New Members / Re: New member pls notice me.
« on: June 30, 2017, 09:58:41 PM »
That was a Marx Kronosaurus? No offense but i thought it was a cheap chinasaur from the 90's ;D

Nope. Circa 1955, produced in a factory in Moundsville, WV.

New Members / Re: New member pls notice me.
« on: June 28, 2017, 10:25:52 PM »
Welcome! Same here, I'm just a snapping turtle here rather than a Marx Kronosaurus. 

It even has detailed wings under the carapace? Kaiyodo, you never cease to amaze me.

General / Re: Suggestions
« on: June 02, 2017, 01:52:49 PM »
Yes, as said above, unplug appliances when you're not actively using them. A lot of people don't know that they still continue to suck electricity even when nothing's happening with them. I try really hard to remember to unplug my phone charger from the wall when the phone's done charging. It's the little things that make a big difference over time - for the planet and your pocketbook!

Books, film, and other media / Re: Kong: Skull Island
« on: May 24, 2017, 06:20:39 AM »
Just my two cents... I didn't like it even as much as the 2005 one simply because the fauna biodiversity of the island was pretty minimal. They were more focused on playing to every Vietnam War trope.

In the news / Re: Found: Whale Thought Extinct for 2 Million Years
« on: May 24, 2017, 06:18:10 AM »
It says in the article it's been "spotted at sea a few dozen times."

Collections / Re: Blaine's Bug of the Day
« on: May 14, 2017, 01:00:29 PM »
...and some miscellaneous weevils in the related family, Brentidae. I cannot place these, but they look familiar.

1. unknown manufacturer
2. Imperial Toys (Bugs n' Jugs)

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Trachelophorus giraffa?

Animal toy lines / Re: Toba Aquarium sets
« on: May 14, 2017, 12:55:52 PM »
Does that gar have prey in its mouth?

Classifieds / Re: Happy Kin Whales and Dolphins
« on: March 24, 2017, 03:51:33 PM »
He hasn't responded to my PMs in over two months. Still interested in the right whale dolphin.

New Members / Re: Hey
« on: March 16, 2017, 03:33:02 PM »

Animal groups / Re: Turtles
« on: March 15, 2017, 02:38:25 PM »
They are way too cool, check out this video from facebook

"Dad? The tortoise eat shoe. I think they like."

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