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Manatee calf (Collecta - Sea Life).
« on: April 08, 2014, 09:42:27 PM »
Hello friends, this is the figure of Manatee calf (Trichechus sp) Linnaeus, 1758 of Collecta - Sea Life. Total lenght is 50mm. This figure was relased in 2011 and it is avaliable nowaday. Manatees are large, fully aquatic, mostly herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as "sea cows". They have a large, flexible, prehensile upper lip. They use the lip to gather food and eat, as well as using it for social interactions and communications. Manatees have shorter snouts than their fellow sirenians, the dugongs. I think that this specie is a West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus).















Collecta is a young brand of figures, but in his short time of existence, they have done a lot of figures of different species of animals (included rare species of dinosaurs and animals). In their cattegory of sea life, they have included the Manatee calf. This figure is a perfect representation of this mammal. The colors are exact and the details are awesome. I think that it is one of the best figures of this animal.  I bought this figure in Sarasus (toys store) in Madrid one month ago ^-^.
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Re: Manatee calf (Collecta - Sea Life).
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2014, 11:38:11 PM »
Such a stubby body, very unusual creatures! Surely this is one of a kind, I'm not aware of any other manatee calf toys...
« Last Edit: April 08, 2014, 11:38:55 PM by animaltoyforum »


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Re: Manatee calf (Collecta - Sea Life).
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2014, 01:39:37 AM »
He's adorable! The texture of the body looks great! I see that this is a manatee calf, does CollectA have an adult model?
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Re: Manatee calf (Collecta - Sea Life).
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2014, 06:53:23 AM »
This is my favorite model. Such a great coloring!

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Re: Manatee calf (Collecta - Sea Life).
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2014, 02:44:45 PM »
Such a stubby body, very unusual creatures! Surely this is one of a kind, I'm not aware of any other manatee calf toys...

Thanks Adam  ^-^. Yes, it is a really nice figure. This brand has two figures of manatee calf even  ^-^.

He's adorable! The texture of the body looks great! I see that this is a manatee calf, does CollectA have an adult model?

Thanks friend  ^-^. Yes it does. This is the review of the adult Manatee (Collecta - Sea Life)]^-^.

This is my favorite model. Such a great coloring!

Thanks friend. The color and textures are one of the best points of this figure  ^-^.


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Re: Manatee calf (Collecta - Sea Life).
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2014, 10:55:23 AM »
Wonderful textures, just like its mother! ;D
Such a stubby body, very unusual creatures! Surely this is one of a kind, I'm not aware of any other manatee calf toys...
Safari Ltd made one:

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Re: Manatee calf (Collecta - Sea Life).
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2014, 01:58:51 PM »
I didnt know it, thanks for sharing this image Brontodocus  ^-^.
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