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PostSubject: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 4:26 pm

I thought this upcoming Yowie series deserved its own topic! The series is called 'USA Series 4' on the Yowie World website, and they are a 'proud supporter of the Wildlife Conservation Society'. You can find the series here. Besides six Yowie characters (Rumble, Crag, Boof, Ditty, Nap and Squish), these new animal figurines will be released:

Yowie USA Series 4 Orangutan Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii)

Yowie USA Series 4 Warthog White-Lipped Peccary (Tayassu pecari)

Yowie USA Series 4 Mandril Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx)

Yowie USA Series 4 Tortoise Burmese Star Tortoise (Geochelone platynota)

Yowie USA Series 4 BlueWhale Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Yowie USA Series 4 Kipunji_Monkey Kipunji Monkey (Rungwecebus kipunji)

Yowie USA Series 4 Okapi Okapi (Okapia johnstoni)

Yowie USA Series 4 Warlus Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina)

Yowie USA Series 4 Coral-reef-Shark Blue Shark (Prionace glauca)

Yowie USA Series 4 Alpaca Guanaco (Lama guanicoe)

Yowie USA Series 4 Silky-Sikifas Silky Sifaka (Propithecus candidus)

Yowie USA Series 4 Fosa Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)

Yowie USA Series 4 Dolphin Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris)

Yowie USA Series 4 Bear Andean Bear (Tremarctos ornatus)

Yowie USA Series 4 Tiger Siberian (Amur) Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)

Yowie USA Series 4 Cheetah Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Yowie USA Series 4 Snowlepard Snow Leopard (Panthera unciaa)

Yowie USA Series 4 Lizard Madagascar Day Gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis)

Yowie USA Series 4 Frog Kihansi Spray Toad (Nectophrynoides asperginis)

Yowie USA Series 4 Bird Sumatran Ground Cuckoo (Carpococcyx viridis)

My oh my, a fossa drunken And lots and lots of other nice species! cheers I think Yowies did it again; enough news to collect for most collectors here on STS Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 5:24 pm

Thank you for the pics. I little toyish but some must haves too :)

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 5:25 pm

@widukind wrote:
Thank you for the pics. I little toyish but some must haves too :)

You're most welcome, Andreas! I do agree, but I think I rather have a toyish fossa as long as the major brands don't release one tongue

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 5:29 pm

I agree with Andreas that they are a bit toyish. I think it is the eyes and the latge heads, - but, WOW ! There are some gorgeous , new species among them bounce cheers

Thankyou very much for sharing sunny

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 5:36 pm


I would like have the silky sifaka and Cuckoo.

Thanks for the information. cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 6:21 pm

@Tarunyada wrote:
@widukind wrote:
Thank you for the pics. I little toyish but some must haves too :)

You're most welcome, Andreas! I do agree, but I think I rather have a toyish fossa as long as the major brands don't release one tongue

Or the K&M Fossa :)

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 6:55 pm

You're welcome, Fernando! cheers

@widukind wrote:
@Tarunyada wrote:
@widukind wrote:
Thank you for the pics. I little toyish but some must haves too :)

You're most welcome, Andreas! I do agree, but I think I rather have a toyish fossa as long as the major brands don't release one tongue

Or the K&M Fossa :)

True! But I think the Yowie fossa will be easier to acquire than the K&M one What a Face

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 7:58 pm

@Tarunyada wrote:
You're welcome, Fernando! cheers

@widukind wrote:
@Tarunyada wrote:
@widukind wrote:
Thank you for the pics. I little toyish but some must haves too :)

You're most welcome, Andreas! I do agree, but I think I rather have a toyish fossa as long as the major brands don't release one tongue

Or the K&M Fossa :)

True! But I think the Yowie fossa will be easier to acquire than the K&M one What a Face

It could be :)

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 9:55 pm

Between these and the large-headed lion from the Rescue Series, Yowie does not seem to be very good at cats. Some of the others are very nice, though!
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 10:43 pm

Wow!! Thanks for posting this, Julie! I can't wait for these to hit stores.

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 10:47 pm

@Night Elf wrote:
Wow!! Thanks for posting this, Julie! I can't wait for these to hit stores.

You're welcome! Very Happy Make sure to let us know when they're available! And I'd love to see the pics of all the figurines you're getting out of the chocolate! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Jul 28, 2018 11:36 pm

Wonderful that you bring this great news to us! flower
That's another series with a lot of interesting and unusual species. I am also very happy with the fossa and some other species. Some are new in toy shape, I am almost sure, I even didn't know a few of these species. I already listed them on TAI... so please let's start collecting them. Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySun Jul 29, 2018 4:42 am

So many lovely new rare species! Very exciting, I can't wait to see them in stores.

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySun Jul 29, 2018 4:44 am

The quality of specific models is probably both related to the sculptor's talent level (just like in large brands) and also the fact that many of these are very small figures, some only the size of a coin. Eyes would be hard to paint on something that small in mass quantities.

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySun Jul 29, 2018 2:55 pm

Of this selection, the only ones that I’m seriously interested in are the tortoise, toad and cuckoo. A nitpick to note about the cuckoo is that it looks more like a Bornean Ground Cuckoo than a Sumatran Ground Cuckoo (although this is easily ignored by thinking of it as the former). Apart from that. I have no issues with them (I’m not going to say that they are toyish because that’s a given with Yowie figures).
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySun Jul 29, 2018 6:45 pm

Some lovely models!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Jul 30, 2018 2:09 pm

What good news Very Happy I still haven´t some of the third series in my collection and now I need even more US Yowies. For me, the White-Lipped Peccary, Burmese Star Tortoise, Kipunji Monkey, Guanaco, Irrawaddy Dolphin, Kihansi Spray Toad and the Sumatran Ground Cuckoo are really must haves :)
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Jul 30, 2018 2:18 pm

Fossa, snow leopard and most of all the Irrawaddy dolphin are must haves for me! Very Happy
Thank you for sharing Julie!

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Jul 30, 2018 2:19 pm

Great geographic and taxonomic diversity, but still no arthropods/invertebrates. Interesting considering the Australian sets have on average 5 per set (of 50). I know these newer sets tend to focus on endangered species and very few inverts are protected so that could be why.
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyWed Aug 01, 2018 6:59 pm

I think I will need that fossa. No fish this time I see (I don't count the shark...)

I think they suffer a bit from the same 'endangered' thing, although there are several that are well known and notable, in Australia alone!

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyThu Aug 16, 2018 2:55 am

I saw that Fossa on eBay months ago from MonsterHouse. Finally confirmed that it is indeed a Yowie! I was curious about it for months.

Many thanks, Julie, for the complete list!

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Aug 20, 2018 8:18 pm

Bravos very interesting species Very Happy Applause cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyWed Sep 05, 2018 4:43 pm

Anyone find these in stores yet? I noticed Target is also now carrying series 3 in the US - I assume they'll have series 4 soon.
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyThu Sep 06, 2018 4:41 am

I found some Yowies at Walgreens today. I ended up with three kipunji monkeys...
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...and an IRRAWADDY DOLPHIN!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyThu Sep 06, 2018 8:14 am

@PhocidPhreak wrote:
I found some Yowies at Walgreens today. I ended up with three kipunji monkeys...
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...and an IRRAWADDY DOLPHIN!!!
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If you will sale or trade one of the monkeys please let me know :)

I believe you are very lucky to find the most wanted of you :)

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyThu Sep 06, 2018 9:38 am

Yes, despite the triple monkey, I also think you were lucky getting the dolphin so early. Likely, forum members will start a trade thread about Yowies series 4 as it was done with previous series and maybe you can trade one of the monkeys for a humpback whale or any other of your interest. Congratulations and thanks for sharing. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Sep 17, 2018 9:40 pm

Like PhocidPhreak, I'm getting very, very disappointing distribution with Series 4. I just opened two new boxes and here's what I got:

6 White-Lipped Peccary
3 Humpback Whale
3 Kipunji Monkey
3 Blue Shark
1 Guanaco
2 Fossa
3 Irrawaddy Dolphin
2 Andean Bear
1 Nap Yowie

Sure hope they haven't gone to some sort of varying scarcity scheme - if so that's the end of blind buying for me.
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Sep 17, 2018 10:07 pm

You know these blind bags are an excuse to make unfair commercial practices. Notice that in 24 eggs, you got 8 animals and a thing only. It is better to give some time or you'll get the same round. I hope you can give a good use of the trade topic on forum.

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Sep 17, 2018 11:04 pm

@Blublub wrote:
Like PhocidPhreak, I'm getting very, very disappointing distribution with Series 4. I just opened two new boxes and here's what I got:

6 White-Lipped Peccary
3 Humpback Whale
3 Kipunji Monkey
3 Blue Shark
1 Guanaco
2 Fossa
3 Irrawaddy Dolphin
2 Andean Bear
1 Nap Yowie

Sure hope they haven't gone to some sort of varying scarcity scheme - if so that's the end of blind buying for me.

not to be cynical, but I'm pretty sure they have. This last series, #3 I bought something like 100+ yowies this year trying to fill out my own collection but also help other members here. and I have an army of lions and chimpanzees and Ithink I've only found some 5 hornbills. I feel its unfair since its a blind bag style purchase to begin with, so your chance of finding 1 out of some 24 models is rare enough to begin with. In my opinion, if you are only interested in a few models from the series I'd just wait until they start to pop up here or on ebay and buy the ones you want. It is very frustrating.

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Sep 17, 2018 11:10 pm

The dolphin is a little disappointing for me. They are not solidly colored, they have faint shades of gray across their body, so it looks a little amorphous to me. The monkey looks better and the solid color works better since in real life they are just sort of sooty looking, but again a slight change in shade of gray for the face would've improved it for me.

Again, just me, but since these models have to sacrifice other detailing accuracy given that they are small capsule figures I just think that they could at least offer decent painting when possible. To me, the birds are the best group done by yowies, with the cats being possibly the least well made (proportions are usually the problem in all of these yowies).

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyTue Sep 18, 2018 10:22 am

@Saarlooswolfhound wrote:
@Blublub wrote:
Like PhocidPhreak, I'm getting very, very disappointing distribution with Series 4. I just opened two new boxes and here's what I got:

6 White-Lipped Peccary
3 Humpback Whale
3 Kipunji Monkey
3 Blue Shark
1 Guanaco
2 Fossa
3 Irrawaddy Dolphin
2 Andean Bear
1 Nap Yowie

Sure hope they haven't gone to some sort of varying scarcity scheme - if so that's the end of blind buying for me.

not to be cynical, but I'm pretty sure they have. This last series, #3 I bought something like 100+ yowies this year trying to fill out my own collection but also help other members here. and I have an army of lions and chimpanzees and Ithink I've only found some 5 hornbills. I feel its unfair since its a blind bag style purchase to begin with, so your chance of finding 1 out of some 24 models is rare enough to begin with. In my opinion, if you are only interested in a few models from the series I'd just wait until they start to pop up here or on ebay and buy the ones you want. It is very frustrating.

I ended up with at least 6 chimps last round and lots of other duplicates, although I was also buying for someone overseas. I think they do it on purpose, whether it is completely intentional or deliberate indifference. Rolling Eyes Razz Neutral

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyThu Sep 20, 2018 7:15 pm

I like Yowies, but blind bag figures are a scam. Do we know that the figures vary in rarity? Do the "diamond", "gold", or "sun" designations actually mean anything about rarity? I ask because even if they were all exactly the same rarity, it would take 100 tries to complete the set. This might sound surprising, but it's a well-known statistics problem (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coupon_collector%27s_problem). For 26 figures, the mean number of tries to complete the set is

n*Σ(1 + 1/2 + 1/3....+1/n)

which, when n=26 is 100.2

Remember, that's just the average! Half the time it will take more than 100.2 tries. Moreover, that's only if they're all the same rarity! If some are really rarer than others (and it might seem so without being true, just due to chance), it's even harder. Much better to trade with each other if we can't abstain from collecting them in the first place (which, if we could, we wouldn't be here, would we?).
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Sep 24, 2018 9:56 pm

Well, I was at a completely different store in a different part of town and couldn't resist picking some up at checkout. Unfortunately the distribution was just as wonky there - I bought six and got the following: 2 Irrawaddy Dolphins, 1 White-Lipped Peccary, 1 Humpback Whale, 1 Kipunji Monkey and 1 Blue Shark. These are all animals I already had in multiples.

Granted six is an awfully small sample, but it reinforces my earlier experience and reports from others. I'd love to be proven otherwise, but it does seem like there's something weird going on that we didn't see in earlier series. I'd be very leery of bulk purchases until more reports come in.
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Sep 24, 2018 11:44 pm

Its difficult to say really to because of distribution. If the manufacturer doesn't actually control how many of whatever species is placed in a single product box then the distribution isn't consistent even if all the models are produced in the same quantities. So if they are really manufactured in various quantities than its taking a system that's already unfair and making it even worse.


As far as the first two series go, I was able to complete 3-4+ entire series within just a few months of release. Now, I had members I was trying to help out who only wanted specific models or the whole series and I think I could only complete 2 series so far and haven't been able to get all the desired models for several people who only wanted a few. Hence why I have lots of leftovers of the models no one wants (lions etc. are common enough in toy form, and most people would rather have a nicer "normal" sized lion rather than a less detailed true miniature form).

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Feb 25, 2019 7:16 pm

Today i have seen on Facebook in the Yowie group a picture of a yellow eyed penguin. Is there soon a new serie?

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyFri Mar 01, 2019 10:57 am

I found this on Facebook. It includes descriptions of the next series, including your penguin, Andreas. And it appears that Yowie has indeed moved to a rarity system:

https://yowieworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Collectible-Rarity-Chart.pdf

I am happy to see that the Yowie monsters will be the rarest, although I wish the animals would all be made in the same quantities. Neutral

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyFri Mar 01, 2019 12:42 pm

@Night Elf wrote:
I found this on Facebook. It includes descriptions of the next series, including your penguin, Andreas. And it appears that Yowie has indeed moved to a rarity system:

https://yowieworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Collectible-Rarity-Chart.pdf

I am happy to see that the Yowie monsters will be the rarest, although I wish the animals would all be made in the same quantities. Neutral

Oh, and their first arthropod since the original Australian and UK Series: a Tasmanian Giant Crayfish...and it will be Common LOL
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyFri Mar 01, 2019 2:51 pm

@bmathison1972 wrote:
@Night Elf wrote:
I found this on Facebook. It includes descriptions of the next series, including your penguin, Andreas. And it appears that Yowie has indeed moved to a rarity system:

https://yowieworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Collectible-RarityChart.pdf

I am happy to see that the Yowie monsters will be the rarest, although I wish the animals would all be made in the same quantities. Neutral


Oh, and their first arthropod since the original Australian and UK Series: a Tasmanian Giant Crayfish...and it will be Common LOL

I'm just happy to see so many fish models that I must have! Which means I'll need help everyone, because these things have never made it to Canada... Evil or Very Mad

I may as well list here now, so at least I remember!

Axolotl
Beluga sturgeon
Bugeye tuna
Giant wolffish
Spotted handfish
Trout cod

I'm on the fence about the seahorse...and bored by the sharks... there's so many other species!

Also, don't get fooled by the sand fish, it's a sea cucumber!

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyFri Mar 01, 2019 3:26 pm

@sbell wrote:
@bmathison1972 wrote:
@Night Elf wrote:
I found this on Facebook. It includes descriptions of the next series, including your penguin, Andreas. And it appears that Yowie has indeed moved to a rarity system:

https://yowieworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Collectible-RarityChart.pdf

I am happy to see that the Yowie monsters will be the rarest, although I wish the animals would all be made in the same quantities. Neutral


Oh, and their first arthropod since the original Australian and UK Series: a Tasmanian Giant Crayfish...and it will be Common LOL

I'm just happy to see so many fish models that I must have! Which means I'll need help everyone, because these things have never made it to Canada... Evil or Very Mad

I may as well list here now, so at least I remember!

Axolotl
Beluga sturgeon
Bugeye tuna
Giant wolffish
Spotted handfish
Trout cod

I'm on the fence about the seahorse...and bored by the sharks... there's so many other species!

Also, don't get fooled by the sand fish, it's a sea cucumber!

I have never attempted to get Yowies (have just been buying them on eBay) but I'll see if I can get them locally Sean. I also want the ones on your list (and immediately thought of you when I saw so many fish LOL). I'll let you know what I find.
Is there an ETA for the release? What stores in the US carry them? Will they indicate the series on the label so we know which is which (series, not individual figure)?
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyFri Mar 01, 2019 3:30 pm

@bmathison1972 wrote:
@sbell wrote:
@bmathison1972 wrote:
@Night Elf wrote:
I found this on Facebook. It includes descriptions of the next series, including your penguin, Andreas. And it appears that Yowie has indeed moved to a rarity system:

https://yowieworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Collectible-RarityChart.pdf

I am happy to see that the Yowie monsters will be the rarest, although I wish the animals would all be made in the same quantities. Neutral


Oh, and their first arthropod since the original Australian and UK Series: a Tasmanian Giant Crayfish...and it will be Common LOL

I'm just happy to see so many fish models that I must have! Which means I'll need help everyone, because these things have never made it to Canada... Evil or Very Mad

I may as well list here now, so at least I remember!

Axolotl
Beluga sturgeon
Bugeye tuna
Giant wolffish
Spotted handfish
Trout cod

I'm on the fence about the seahorse...and bored by the sharks... there's so many other species!

Also, don't get fooled by the sand fish, it's a sea cucumber!

I have never attempted to get Yowies (have just been buying them on eBay) but I'll see if I can get them locally Sean. I also want the ones on your list (and immediately thought of you when I saw so many fish LOL). I'll let you know what I find.
Is there an ETA for the release? What stores in the US carry them? Will they indicate the series on the label so we know which is which (series, not individual figure)?

We should also try to find out if there's any stamping or labelling that gives clues to what's inside. It worked with the recent Jurassic World blind bag figures!

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyFri Mar 01, 2019 5:59 pm

@sbell wrote:
@bmathison1972 wrote:
@Night Elf wrote:
I found this on Facebook. It includes descriptions of the next series, including your penguin, Andreas. And it appears that Yowie has indeed moved to a rarity system:

https://yowieworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Collectible-RarityChart.pdf

I am happy to see that the Yowie monsters will be the rarest, although I wish the animals would all be made in the same quantities. Neutral


Oh, and their first arthropod since the original Australian and UK Series: a Tasmanian Giant Crayfish...and it will be Common LOL

I'm just happy to see so many fish models that I must have! Which means I'll need help everyone, because these things have never made it to Canada... Evil or Very Mad

I may as well list here now, so at least I remember!

Axolotl
Beluga sturgeon
Bugeye tuna
Giant wolffish
Spotted handfish
Trout cod

I'm on the fence about the seahorse...and bored by the sharks... there's so many other species!

Also, don't get fooled by the sand fish, it's a sea cucumber!

the others are:

Cape seahorse
Giant australian cuttlefish
Giant river otter
Golden coin turtle
Golden sandfish
Great hammerhead shark
Ocean sunfish
Saimaa Ringed seal
Short nosed sea snake
Tasmanian giant freshwater crayfish
Yellow eyed penguin
Zebra shark

will be release in May

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyFri Mar 01, 2019 6:01 pm

Any must haves again

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Mar 02, 2019 3:46 am

Wow, I'll want all but 3 or 4 of those, and would'nt mind having those 4.
Funny that rarity list, I've found several of the 'rares' but not many of the 'commons'.
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Mar 02, 2019 3:33 pm

@sbell wrote:

Also, don't get fooled by the sand fish, it's a sea cucumber!

There is also a skink lizard commonly called a sand fish; are we sure it's not that? ;-)
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Mar 02, 2019 4:04 pm

@bmathison1972 wrote:
@sbell wrote:

Also, don't get fooled by the sand fish, it's a sea cucumber!

There is also a skink lizard commonly called a sand fish; are we sure it's not that? ;-)

I looked up golden sandfish and the only thing I found was a sea cucumber.

Plus, it is the aquatic set.

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Mar 02, 2019 5:21 pm

@sbell wrote:
@bmathison1972 wrote:
@sbell wrote:

Also, don't get fooled by the sand fish, it's a sea cucumber!

There is also a skink lizard commonly called a sand fish; are we sure it's not that? ;-)

I looked up golden sandfish and the only thing I found was a sea cucumber.

Plus, it is the aquatic set.

yes yes yes, an aquatic set. Duh LOL. Actually I am an invert guy so that works for me :)
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySat Mar 02, 2019 11:54 pm

The new series sounds very exciting! Though they have removed the page to that link.

Has anyone completed the animal series yet? I am missing 3 (elephant seal, mandrill, tortoise), the rarer ones. I personally don't think its fair to use a rarity system like that. Its hard enough to collect them all in such a large series without the bias to species/models. If they weren't such unique species I probably would stop buying them altogether, let alone be able to afford them.

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptySun Mar 03, 2019 6:44 pm

@Saarlooswolfhound wrote:
The new series sounds very exciting! Though they have removed the page to that link.

Has anyone completed the animal series yet? I am missing 3 (elephant seal, mandrill, tortoise), the rarer ones. I personally don't think its fair to use a rarity system like that. Its hard enough to collect them all in such a large series without the bias to species/models. If they weren't such unique species I probably would stop buying them altogether, let alone be able to afford them.

I have the most of my wishes, so also the tortoise :)

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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Mar 04, 2019 2:00 am

You got the tortoise? Congratulations! One of my partner's wanted items, but I haven't seen one yet except for that eBay auction from Monsterhouse.

I don't know if the series 5 is starting to trickle out, when I was on eBay looking for a manatee for my partner, I saw a US based auction for the sea cucumber and the wolffish, with their eggs like they had been purchased in a store.
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PostSubject: Re: Yowie USA Series 4   Yowie USA Series 4 EmptyMon Mar 04, 2019 5:25 pm

I see series 5 already appears to be on the market. One seller on eBay has a couple and there are some from series 5 in the sold listings as well.

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