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Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« on: January 20, 2013, 08:00:38 PM »
This is a review of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection's Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier), produced by Safari.  It is 21 cm in length, about 1:20 scale.  It is one of the best, if not the best, Tiger Shark figures on the market.








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Re: Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2013, 08:49:06 PM »
He is my second figure of MBA collection, but my two figure are of hard plastic  ^-^.
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Re: Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2013, 11:33:03 PM »
Definitely a great Tiger Shark figure, and my favourite representative of the species! :) The characteristic truncate snout is often enough ignored in toys but this one has it.

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Re: Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2013, 04:01:34 AM »
Thank you both!

Definitely a great Tiger Shark figure, and my favourite representative of the species! :) The characteristic truncate snout is often enough ignored in toys but this one has it.
My thoughts exactly! :))

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Re: Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2013, 10:52:24 AM »
Your figure is of hard plastic or soft plastic?
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Re: Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2013, 01:57:58 AM »
Your figure is of hard plastic or soft plastic?
Mine is soft plastic, much more flexible than some others from this collection.

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Re: Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2013, 08:50:15 AM »
Mine is quite flexible, too. But years ago, when the MBA collection was distributed by Schleich in Germany, I've seen this figure in a toy store and it felt quite rigid. I have two versions of the big Humpback Whale, one of them is very hard while the other one is softer. There is a considerable variation in softness among the MBA figures, in my collection the softest is the Giant Squid.

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Re: Tiger Shark (Safari - Monterey Bay Aquarium Collection)
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2013, 09:37:44 AM »
Mine is quite flexible, too. But years ago, when the MBA collection was distributed by Schleich in Germany, I've seen this figure in a toy store and it felt quite rigid. I have two versions of the big Humpback Whale, one of them is very hard while the other one is softer. There is a considerable variation in softness among the MBA figures, in my collection the softest is the Giant Squid.

All figures of MBA of my collection are hard plastic  ^-^.
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