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bmathison1972

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PostSubject: Rhino Beetle (Toy Major)   Rhino Beetle (Toy Major) EmptyTue Sep 18, 2018 12:09 am

Walkaround of a rhinoceros beetle, Dynastinae, gen. sp. by an unknown manufacturer, which may be a Toy Major knock-off.

This is one of the medium-sized lines of insects released in the 1990s and beyond, larger versions of some of the tube-sized figures by TM. The figure is too generic to be assigned to a given species. It measures 62 mm in length and is a solid-piece plastic


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Here with small TM figures (and their knock-off counterparts):

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So, the main reason I wanted to show this figure is because it, or a similarly-sculpted figure, is on display as an educational piece at the Missouri Botanical Gardens:

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PostSubject: Re: Rhino Beetle (Toy Major)   Rhino Beetle (Toy Major) EmptyTue Sep 18, 2018 8:20 am

Great figur

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PostSubject: Re: Rhino Beetle (Toy Major)   Rhino Beetle (Toy Major) EmptyTue Sep 18, 2018 11:35 pm

I believe that many parents look at that piece as something not very appealing but the end of your post shows clearly the educational potential of these figures. :)

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