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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:14 pm

I have to disagree with you. I think the wolf is a great choise for WW, and the bear to cheers

As far as I know, all previous WW has been from african/asian animals, so I think its realy nice to get a european WW to

(And of course, I love wolves Rolling Eyes )
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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:17 pm

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I have to disagree with you. I think the wolf is a great choise for WW, and the bear to cheers

As far as I know, all previous WW has been from african/asian animals, so I think its realy nice to get a european WW to

(And of course, I love wolves Rolling Eyes )

I agree with you Anna Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:28 pm

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I have to disagree with you. I think the wolf is a great choise for WW, and the bear to cheers

As far as I know, all previous WW has been from african/asian animals, so I think its realy nice to get a european WW to

(And of course, I love wolves Rolling Eyes )
I don't think it's a european wolf
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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:54 pm

I like Anna's point of view but the wolf is indeed a North American subspecies as usual in Safari.
I don't remember seeing Safari, even in its wild Safari series, releasing basilar species of the European fauna like a red deer or a red squirrel, for example. But this is natural in a North American brand.
There are some other WW figures out of Africa,, the bornean orangutan, Asian elephant, tigers, polar bear and giant panda for example.
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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:08 pm

I agree also that I'm glad Safari isn't putting out a lot of new stuff, so that I can catch up a little on the old.
I have the 2012 catalog and on my wishlist for the New Year:

Sable Antelope (or Mojo, whichever turns out best)
Reticulated giraffes
gray squirrel
barn owl
rockhopper penguin
walrus
Gypsy Vanner stallion
and the now discontinued mandarin duck!

-Kristie
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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:09 pm

oh, and maybe the whitetail deer family :)

-Kristie
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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:21 pm

Kristie, you must pick both sables! The Mojo's is our choice, a choice of the members of the forum where you also participated, I guess! Also because they are different subspecies. The Mojo's is a giant sable while the Safari is a common sable! :)
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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:23 pm

Ok, then both it shall be. :)

-Kristie
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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:32 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:
I like Anna's point of view but the wolf is indeed a North American subspecies as usual in Safari.
I don't remember seeing Safari, even in its wild Safari series, releasing basilar species of the European fauna like a red deer or a red squirrel, for example. But this is natural in a North American brand.
There are some other WW figures out of Africa,, the bornean orangutan, Asian elephant, tigers, polar bear and giant panda for example.

Maybe but a Baribal and a wolf are unusual species among the more exotic WW.

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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:38 pm

Speaking about wolfs

i dind't hear nothing anymore about the dutch wolf

that was spotted last summer
a real european Wolf

haha Very Happy Cool Cool

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PostSubject: Re: Safari ltd. 2012 figurines   Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:40 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:
I like Anna's point of view but the wolf is indeed a North American subspecies as usual in Safari.
I don't remember seeing Safari, even in its wild Safari series, releasing basilar species of the European fauna like a red deer or a red squirrel, for example. But this is natural in a North American brand.
There are some other WW figures out of Africa,, the bornean orangutan, Asian elephant, tigers, polar bear and giant panda for example.

Maybe but a Baribal and a wolf are unusual species among the more exotic WW.

I think those are only conservative options for a North American brand that lives mainly from the home market. But it is nice that there's a brand working with American fauna since others are relatively repetitive choosing American species. :)
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