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Started by animaltoyforum, January 11, 2018, 01:45:02 PM
Quote from: sphyrna18 on January 11, 2018, 08:56:36 PMI'm pretty sure that this figure is a Verreaux's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi).
Quote from: animaltoyforum on January 12, 2018, 01:29:38 PMThanks, I'm not sure what is the official name is then. I'll update the thread title.
Quote from: stemturtle on January 12, 2018, 02:18:41 PMQuote from: animaltoyforum on January 12, 2018, 01:29:38 PMThanks, I'm not sure what is the official name is then. I'll update the thread title.Several times I have been misled by erroneous IDs from sellers on eBay. The langur (Old World monkey) is only distantly related to the sifaka (a lemur). I would write the official title as Verreaux's sifaka and delete the mention of a langur.
Quote from: Advicot on January 05, 2020, 05:40:25 PMThanks a bunch Blaine but won't the shipping prices to me be expensive?!
Quote from: bmathison1972 on January 05, 2020, 05:43:45 PMQuote from: Advicot on January 05, 2020, 05:40:25 PMThanks a bunch Blaine but won't the shipping prices to me be expensive?!yeah, sadly that is a downfall with online shopping. There are regional eBay sites for Europe (Italy, Germany, others...), maybe those would have cheaper shipping. Shipping between North America and Europe right now is horrendous!
Quote from: Isidro on January 05, 2020, 05:48:50 PMComparing with the staple it looks like a decent size for me, tough I should know the exact measurements for assure that. However the seams are enough for discarding this figure for my collection.I'm a bit stranged that you find it too small since you scale variation acceptance is much wider than mine. I think that the Safari monkey toob sifaka would fit well with your Japanese macaque. But you also have a golden lion tamarin of the size of a mandrill...The Yowies silky sifaka also looks like it could have a very good size for my tastes at least, tough one never can be sure until seeing directly the figure.