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PostSubject: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:04 pm

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:17 pm

Very interesting Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:05 pm

1:12? It will be really big! maybe 25cm high?

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:36 pm

25 cm would be impressive.
It looks really good, the fur is very detailed.
I like it!

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:57 pm

very very cool mammal,,i want it

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:27 pm

Very very nice:)

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:35 pm

I prefer in a smaller size, but if it's not a huge model it will be in my shelves for sure. Sometimes I think Collecta is not clear with scales. We will see.

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:43 pm

So far, CollectA's Prehistoric mammals have all been Deluxe Size.
So I guess this one will be big as well.

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:13 pm

I agree with LeeAnn, interesting! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 9:03 pm

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 9:41 pm

Ohhh, Numaan, STOP ! I get a heart attack affraid pale

I mean, - no, no, - DON't Stop !!!!!! bounce bounce Laughing Laughing

I just love this beauty Applause

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:16 pm

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:49 pm

I looove the Rockabilly look cheers Sideburns rule Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:44 pm

Interesting and unknown species for me ..but 1:12 scale ? Very , very interesting ! Very Happy cheers

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:12 am

I think on the DTF it was said that it is 1:20- I'm not completely positive, though.
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:04 am

Interesting release. The design is very good and they wanted to show that it is an animal related with horses what is interesting. I have the Bullyland brother so probably I won't get it but it is always easier to say than to resist. Laughing
I think that 1:12 scale is a mistake once that is the scale of Deluxe sized horses, it is related with horses but not a predecessor of horses so no reason to be so huge when compared with other prehistoric mammals of the company. Almost surely it will be a 1:20 scale as said before. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:40 am

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 3:32 am

What a wonder! Impressive beast!


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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:12 am

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Shall we call him 'Darwin'. then? Smile
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 6:10 am

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Interesting release. The design is very good and they wanted to show that it is an animal related with horses what is interesting. I have the Bullyland brother so probably I won't get it but it is always easier to say than to resist. Laughing
I think that 1:12 scale is a mistake once that is the scale of Deluxe sized horses, it is related with horses but not a predecessor of horses so no reason to be so huge when compared with other prehistoric mammals of the company. Almost surely it will be a 1:20 scale as said before. Very Happy

The Bullyland is a Chalicotherium, it is a different genus Rogério... So you have no excuse, Go for it cheers

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Shall we call him 'Darwin'. then? Smile

Darwin... Of course Laughing

You said you were not completely positive, what do you mean ? Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:37 am

I want that one too!!!:))
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:09 am

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I think that 1:12 scale is a mistake once that is the scale of Deluxe sized horses, it is related with horses but not a predecessor of horses so no reason to be so huge when compared with other prehistoric mammals of the company. Almost surely it will be a 1:20 scale as said before. Very Happy

I hope you're right! Razz

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:35 pm

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Interesting release. The design is very good and they wanted to show that it is an animal related with horses what is interesting. I have the Bullyland brother so probably I won't get it but it is always easier to say than to resist. Laughing
I think that 1:12 scale is a mistake once that is the scale of Deluxe sized horses, it is related with horses but not a predecessor of horses so no reason to be so huge when compared with other prehistoric mammals of the company. Almost surely it will be a 1:20 scale as said before. Very Happy

The Bullyland is a Chalicotherium, it is a different genus Rogério... So you have no excuse, Go for it  cheers


Laughing Laughing I was just trying to find an excuse to not get it once prehistoric figures are not my main subject of collection. Very Happy
You're right, they are both chalicotheres, they belong to the same family but fortunately they are far from being brothers. Once again CollectA made a correct choice. I'll get the Amur leopard that is just a subspecies, so it is not easy to find an excuse to not get an animals from a different genus. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:41 am

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Interesting release. The design is very good and they wanted to show that it is an animal related with horses what is interesting. I have the Bullyland brother so probably I won't get it but it is always easier to say than to resist. Laughing
I think that 1:12 scale is a mistake once that is the scale of Deluxe sized horses, it is related with horses but not a predecessor of horses so no reason to be so huge when compared with other prehistoric mammals of the company. Almost surely it will be a 1:20 scale as said before. Very Happy

The Bullyland is a Chalicotherium, it is a different genus Rogério... So you have no excuse, Go for it  cheers


Laughing Laughing I was just trying to find an excuse to not get it once prehistoric figures are not my main subject of collection. Very Happy
You're right, they are both chalicotheres, they belong to the same family but fortunately they are far from being brothers. Once again CollectA made a correct choice. I'll get the Amur leopard that is just a subspecies, so it is not easy to find an excuse to not get an animals from a different genus. Very Happy

This is a fantastic animal !! I ve always loved it since I was a kid ! But sincerely speaking I thought that " Moropus" was the old name for " Calicotherium"... Embarassed Embarassed can you pls , Christophe and Roger point out the differences between the two species ?

I ll buy it for sure hoping anyway that scale is 1:20
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2015: PREHISTORIC LIFE - Moropus - Deluxe 1:20 Scale (88736)   Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:47 am

Paolo, I hope Christophe checks it once he is much more expertized about prehistoric animals than I am. Very Happy
I think the confusion is because both belong to family chalicotheriidae, thus both are chalicotheres.
In that family, among other genera, we can find Chalicotherium and Moropus.
Any genus have several species though they represent different groups of animals.
Chalicotheria were from what we call Old World (Europe, Asian and Africa), while Moropus were from North America, a kind of New World chalicotheres.
In terms of morphology the easiest way to identify them is that chalicotherium has forelimbs much longer than hindlimbs while the size difference in moropus is not so extreme.
So, chalicotherium had a much more sloping downward backs than moropus making them walk like gorillas.
Moropus can also be distinguished by their longer neck. There are many more differences but I guess those are enough to identify them. Very Happy

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