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News about Battat Terra animals
« on: August 14, 2014, 08:42:17 AM »
The big news on the dinotoyforum this week is the release of a new line of Battat dinosaurs called Terra. the in store photos show animals on the Terra stand too, and I wondered if these were new releases/sculpts as well. Does anyone have any insights?

Here is a photo by Quendrega at the DTF:


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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2014, 12:22:56 PM »
the marine animals look interesting, but I'd have to see them up close
it might be a while before Target Canada starts stocking them

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2014, 04:47:47 PM »
Wow, i need better pics so that i can see if they have some interesting species for me :)

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2014, 10:13:03 PM »
Wow, i need better pics so that i can see if they have some interesting species for me :)

We need someone to go to Target for us (which is where this photo was taken).  Sadly, I'm on the other side of the planet...  :)


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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2014, 10:36:02 PM »
Canadian Targets don't have them yet, I'd expect it to take a few months (if ever)

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2014, 11:01:59 PM »
Wow, i need better pics so that i can see if they have some interesting species for me :)

We need someone to go to Target for us (which is where this photo was taken).  Sadly, I'm on the other side of the planet...  :)

You have as much chance of seeing them as those of us in Canada, I'm thinking.

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2014, 12:32:22 AM »
I hope to see more about these soon, if they're as good as the Gastonia I would definitely buy them.
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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2014, 09:11:52 AM »
Wow, i need better pics so that i can see if they have some interesting species for me :)

We need someone to go to Target for us (which is where this photo was taken).  Sadly, I'm on the other side of the planet...  :)

Me too :(

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2014, 01:08:39 AM »
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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2014, 01:15:26 AM »
I also took pictures of some of the farm animals if anyone is interested in those. There was a shelf space for the sea life models, but no figures.

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2014, 01:16:43 AM »
I'm officially unimpressed. But only because I am bitter and jaded and bored by the 'usual' animal figures. That said, they are nice enough as figures. At least they aren't Schleich.

What is the average price point?

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2014, 01:22:13 AM »
All were $4.99 except the box in the last picture; I don't remember its price.

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2014, 01:28:01 AM »
All were $4.99 except the box in the last picture; I don't remember its price.

That's not bad then--a little more than most CollectA or Mojo animals, but a decent enough entry-level price.

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2014, 01:36:30 AM »
I'm not a collector, and really haven't looked very closely at many of these figures before. I was struck by how much the quality of the sculpting varied within this one line.  Some are decent, some are pretty bad; look at that eagle!


There also seems to have been a miscommunication between the sculpting and painting departments; the wolf, for example, looks like the sculptor intended a maned wolf and the painter a gray wolf. I'm not sure about that spotted cat either; it has a leopard body, cheetah head, and jaguar spots.  Let's call it, "chejaguapard".  ::)

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2014, 01:59:31 AM »
Okay, those are quite bad. I prefer Schleich.
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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2014, 02:12:01 AM »
hard to tell from the distance but I think that owl could be the best out of the series, the crocodilian is not half bad either, interesting pose
but those are the only 2 I'm interested in acquiring

can't beat those prices though

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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #17 on: August 17, 2014, 10:51:21 AM »
Thanks for the photos, Newt!



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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #18 on: August 17, 2014, 12:05:35 PM »
hard to tell from the distance but I think that owl could be the best out of the series, the crocodilian is not half bad either, interesting pose
but those are the only 2 I'm interested in acquiring


Ha! If I was a generalist, those would be my two choices too! The mammals have goofy looks on their faces.

Do the sea life critters have any crustaceans among them???  :)) Doubtful but worth asking LOL
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Re: News about Battat Terra animals
« Reply #19 on: August 17, 2014, 12:27:45 PM »
from the earlier picture I can make out 3 types of cetacea, and a strange red-ish grey blob, quite possibly a crustacean

 



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