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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:44 am

I wish the Papo sculptors would get inspired by that gentleman's big cats...
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:39 pm

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I wish the Papo sculptors would get inspired by that gentleman's big cats...

?? Did I miss something? To which gentleman's big cats are you referring?
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:44 pm

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I wish the Papo sculptors would get inspired by that gentleman's big cats...

?? Did I miss something? To which gentleman's big cats are you referring?

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:56 pm

Thanks Roger! Those big cat figures are really something to behold! I look at those beuaties, and then I look at the Papo 2012 assortment, and I just roll my eyes!
Well, I'll just have to wait another year for Papo 2013's...(It's only 11 months, 21 days...)!
Guess I'll have to start a new Papo 2013 thread...(Like someone did for Mojo 2013).
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:12 pm

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Thanks Roger! Those big cat figures are really something to behold! I look at those beuaties, and then I look at the Papo 2012 assortment, and I just roll my eyes!
Well, I'll just have to wait another year for Papo 2013's...(It's only 11 months, 21 days...)!
Guess I'll have to start a new Papo 2013 thread...(Like someone did for Mojo 2013).

Balty, the painting of some of these custom figures are absolutly impossible to this kind of brands. To mass produce a cat like those would result more expensive than the final price of a regular sized figure. Papo is only being defensive as Schleich, Economy in Europe is going very bad. Sad
Even Safari, as you know a North American brand, is being defensive this year. Mojo and CollectA are much more agressive because they need, they are still residual in the market. cat
If you have a contact in Papo and you believe that they want to read our opinions, you only have to start this topic. :)
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:44 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:04 pm

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baltimore zoo wrote:
Thanks Roger! Those big cat figures are really something to behold! I look at those beuaties, and then I look at the Papo 2012 assortment, and I just roll my eyes!
Well, I'll just have to wait another year for Papo 2013's...(It's only 11 months, 21 days...)!
Guess I'll have to start a new Papo 2013 thread...(Like someone did for Mojo 2013).

Balty, the painting of some of these custom figures are absolutly impossible to this kind of brands. To mass produce a cat like those would result more expensive than the final price of a regular sized figure. Papo is only being defensive as Schleich, Economy in Europe is going very bad. Sad
Even Safari, as you know a North American brand, is being defensive this year. Mojo and CollectA are much more agressive because they need, they are still residual in the market. cat
If you have a contact in Papo and you believe that they want to read our opinions, you only have to start this topic. :)

Eloquently stated! As much as I'd love to see these big cats in production, mass production just can't duplicate this level of quality without increasing the price point. While I know I would be willing to pay more for them, most people - noncollectors - wouldn't. These don't look at all like toys, and we must remember that toys are what Papo produces.

Now, it does disappoint me that Papo won't be releasing any new big cats in 2012. I'd like to see them correct their Jaguar (and now Black Jaguar, too), and I'd love to see a new Leopard or Lynx, too. But I've pretty much given up on the idea of getting many of the smaller cats from Papo. They just don't seem to be interested, can't find a market for it, or maybe don't realize that there are other species of cats to be produced ( drunken ) - whatever the reason, we'll have to take what we get from them.

As per your wanting real-scale figures: hahahaha. These companies don't really care. Mostly because they want to produce figures that can grab someone's attention - someone who isn't necessarily well-versed in animal species - and hold their attention long enough for the person to purchase the figure. Size definitely plays a role in that. You could always do as I do - collect the figures you like, display them with figures from other companies that are the same scale.

For instance, I have a 1:15 scale African Animals display that includes: Papo Cheetah, Papo Leopard, Papo Spotted Hyena, Wild Safari Spotted Hyena, Schleich Jackal, Wild Safari African Hunting Dog, Schleich female Cuvier's Gazelle, Vanishing Wild Reticulated Giraffe, Wildlife Wonders Hippo, Wild Safari Lioness, and many more. I've been presently surprised by how good the figures look displayed together, despite being from different companies. Just food for thought.
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:05 pm

P.S. - Thanks, Roger, for providing that link to the custom big cats topic. That clarified everything for me.

P.P.S. - Balty, please don't get the wrong impression, I totally agree with you in your wanting a company to release real-scale figures, but I've given up waiting for them to do it. I collect figures I like, but I've taken to displaying them with same-scale figures whenever possible. Maybe someday it will be back in style to make figures scaled to one another, but for whatever reason, right now, it isn't the case.
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:09 pm

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P.S. - Thanks, Roger, for providing that link to the custom big cats topic. That clarified everything for me.

P.P.S. - Balty, please don't get the wrong impression, I totally agree with you in your wanting a company to release real-scale figures, but I've given up waiting for them to do it. I collect figures I like, but I've taken to displaying them with same-scale figures whenever possible. Maybe someday it will be back in style to make figures scaled to one another, but for whatever reason, right now, it isn't the case.

Thanks for your interesting post! 1:15 is a great scale with many figures to display! Most people is more devoted to 1:22 scale because of the Schleich zebras but it is much easier to find a good amount of figures in larger scales. :)
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:39 pm

Yeah, i agree, we better can give up on wanting the right scale proportions from one brand... Laughing
for me any scale is right, and like Sphyrna, we can use the different scales in different displays or so...
I displayed my collections in species and related species, so from very small up to very big, so it doesn't matter to me at all. Cool

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:31 am

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...This model is a new animal-warrior?!!! affraid affraid affraid Oh NO, NO it,s a fantasy-warrior... It,s... Jar Jar Binks from the Star Wars!!! Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:46 am

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:25 am

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:37 am

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...This model is a new animal-warrior?!!! affraid affraid affraid Oh NO, NO it,s a fantasy-warrior... It,s... Jar Jar Binks from the Star Wars!!! Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing
I have to agree he's not very inspiring is he!

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:42 am

He looks like something coming out of Frankenstein's laboratory.
And I don't mean it in a good way.
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:18 pm

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He looks like something coming out of Frankenstein's laboratory.
And I don't mean it in a good way.

Laughing Laughing Laughing lol! lol! lol! ...But what happend with Papo? The Great Crisis? The regime of economy? scratch scratch scratch

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:16 pm

Exactly. They are economic. Take some body parts from here, others from there.
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 12, 2012 8:37 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:53 pm

I love the new dinosaurs from papo, my favourite ones are the brachiosaurus and the juvenile trexes and the running rex. Hope next year papo will bring some lemurs. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:59 pm

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Hope next year papo will bring some lemurs. Very Happy

Yes, yes ! Lemurs bounce bounce cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:12 pm

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Hope next year papo will bring some lemurs. Very Happy

Yes, yes ! Lemurs bounce bounce cheers
But preferably not the ringtailed ones. They are SO adorable, fun, great and beautyful, but there are other wonderful lemurs, too I love you drunken
Yes aye aye and indri! Wonder why someone did not made them already. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:00 pm

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Hope next year papo will bring some lemurs. Very Happy

Yes, yes ! Lemurs bounce bounce cheers
But preferably not the ringtailed ones. They are SO adorable, fun, great and beautyful, but there are other wonderful lemurs, too I love you drunken
Yes aye aye and indri! Wonder why someone did not made them already. cheers

Colorata made an Aye-aye, but it's pretty hard to find now. Very well done considering it's itty-bitty
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:36 am

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Hope next year papo will bring some lemurs. Very Happy

Yes, yes ! Lemurs bounce bounce cheers
But preferably not the ringtailed ones. They are SO adorable, fun, great and beautyful, but there are other wonderful lemurs, too I love you drunken
Yes aye aye and indri! Wonder why someone did not made them already. cheers

Colorata made an Aye-aye, but it's pretty hard to find now. Very well done considering it's itty-bitty
Ohw Shocked What does it look like? Now you made me a curious lemur lover lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:20 pm

Marsupilami wrote:
sphyrna18 wrote:
Marsupilami wrote:
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Marsupilami wrote:

Hope next year papo will bring some lemurs. Very Happy

Yes, yes ! Lemurs bounce bounce cheers
But preferably not the ringtailed ones. They are SO adorable, fun, great and beautyful, but there are other wonderful lemurs, too I love you drunken
Yes aye aye and indri! Wonder why someone did not made them already. cheers

Colorata made an Aye-aye, but it's pretty hard to find now. Very well done considering it's itty-bitty
Ohw Shocked What does it look like? Now you made me a curious lemur lover lol!

Colorata's Aye-aye was part of their Endangered Mammals Set.
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Mine has a copyright of 2002, but I often see 2004 listed as the copyright, so it was released somewhere in the 2002 - 2004 timeframe.

A Closeup of the Aye-aye:
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I can't remember where I got the picture from (I didn't take it) but I think it was Ebay, possibly even from someone on this forum - I've had it a long time. I got my Aye-aye about 2 years ago, so they do turn up every now and then.
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:46 pm

Oh i like it a lot haha despite its size it looks great thanks for the info and picture. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:31 am

I don't know even Aye-Aye is included in this collection.

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:54 am

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I don't know even Aye-Aye is included in this collection.

scratch I wonder why I made a website for my collection ? Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:44 pm

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I don't know even Aye-Aye is included in this collection.

scratch I wonder why I made a website for my collection ? Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:26 pm

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I don't know even Aye-Aye is included in this collection.

scratch I wonder why I made a website for my collection ? Laughing Laughing Laughing

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Oh you have a great site! And quite the collection. And above all. Lemurs!!! bounce bounce Laughing sunny

I bought the set too! Now I don't know where is Aye-Aye?

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:05 am

ken yeo wrote:
Marsupilami wrote:
Kikimalou wrote:
ken yeo wrote:
I don't know even Aye-Aye is included in this collection.

scratch I wonder why I made a website for my collection ? Laughing Laughing Laughing

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Oh you have a great site! And quite the collection. And above all. Lemurs!!! bounce bounce Laughing sunny

I bought the set too! Now I don't know where is Aye-Aye?
I dont know if you dont know cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:10 am

Marsupilami wrote:
ken yeo wrote:
Marsupilami wrote:
Kikimalou wrote:
ken yeo wrote:
I don't know even Aye-Aye is included in this collection.

scratch I wonder why I made a website for my collection ? Laughing Laughing Laughing

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Oh you have a great site! And quite the collection. And above all. Lemurs!!! bounce bounce Laughing sunny

I bought the set too! Now I don't know where is Aye-Aye?
I dont know if you dont know cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:46 pm

Another crazy primate in the forum??? monkey affraid affraid Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:18 pm

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You have no idea geek jocolor sunny
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:43 pm

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Exactly, that's the whole point...

Plus, they don't make as much research for unseen species as Bullyland or Safari ltd do. Those two companies surpise us every year with rare and original animal species Surprised , which Schleich doesn't do much anymore. Sad
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:54 am

Just wanted to say, the ridiculous zebra/horse creature they made is just WASTE of plastic! Papo you owe us loyal collectors BIG TIME with good animal figures for 2013 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:13 pm

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Just wanted to say, the ridiculous zebra/horse creature they made is just WASTE of plastic! Papo you owe us loyal collectors BIG TIME with good animal figures for 2013 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeah, good figures like a bowead whale and a bryde's whale!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:17 pm

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Just wanted to say, the ridiculous zebra/horse creature they made is just WASTE of plastic! Papo you owe us loyal collectors BIG TIME with good animal figures for 2013 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I wonder if this was originally a Zebro? Zebros were, if I'm to understand it correctly, an Iberian color variant of the now-extinct Tarpan, or wild horse. Apparently, it was due to the Zebro, which was striped, that when explorers first saw striped equids in Africa, they called them Zebras. I could be wrong about any/all of this, since I'm in no way an expert on horses - wild or domesticated. But I've seen convincing arguments for the presences of striped equids in the Iberian Peninsula in the past, and perhaps Papo, in all their uninformed glory, was trying to make that. I can't see why they would make a full on Zorse. They haven't made a Liger (which is actually a hybrid I'd buy haha!) or even a mule, so why a Zebra x horse hybrid? It just doesn't make sense to me. Plus, doing a Google search for images of a Zorse, there are a lot of options for what a Zorse would look like, with the pattern Papo chose not necessarily being the most common (or most striking).

So maybe it's another situation like with their 2012 Baby Croc, which looks much more like a Black Caiman than it does like a baby crocodile. Maybe the "Zorse" is actually representative of a Zebro??

NOTE: Do Not do a Google Image search for "Zebro" unless you are looking for explicit pictures of male genitalia. I learned this the hard way - absolutely no pun inteneded. Apparently, Zebro has more than one meaning? Sure you get some pictures of horses - mostly Sorrias, but there are also an unsettling number of XXX rated pictures.


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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:26 pm

A zorse is a zorse, of course of course... (old US TV reference)

TGF is calling it a Zorse and it looks quite deliberately so to me. It doesn't look too bad as such, but I would have preferred a Quagga.

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:40 pm

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A zorse is a zorse, of course of course... (old US TV reference)

TGF is calling it a Zorse and it looks quite deliberately so to me. It doesn't look too bad as such, but I would have preferred a Quagga.

... Unless it's Mr. Ed? Shocked Very Happy

I saw TGF's listing. It probably is supposed to be a Zorse, it just seems like a really strange choice to me. Like I said, no Mule, no Beefalo, no Liger; all of those seem like more acceptable hybrids than a freakin' Zorse. I agree, a Quagga would have been better. Heck, even a Tarpan. Papo seems to get an awful lot of animals wrong, though, like their Baby Croc, which I still think will make a good stand in for a Black Caiman. It was just wishful thinking that they mislabelled the Zorse, and actually made a Zebro.

As I said, I'm no expert at all on wild or domestic horses, so I have to defer to others who know more about them than I do. If someone who knows a lot about wild horses were to say, "yes, Chad, the Papo Zorse could be used as a stand in for a Zebro in a wildlife display." than I will go with it. Otherwise, it is interesting, but ultimately a useless figure for me since I primarly collect wild animals only (although, I include common feral animals (i.e. horses / "wild horses") that are often referred to as "Wild" - like Safari's Chincoteague Pony or Papo's Exmoor Pony, or any of the brands' Mustangs). A Zorse doesn't likely count as a wild animal - truly wild or commonly feral - so I probably won't be getting it..
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:40 am

Hmmm, I am afraid that my English isn`t good enough to follow the finer nuances of the last couple of contributions scratch

But I look very much forward to having this Zorse on my shelf, - together with the mules, probably.
Even if they certainly aren`t nice and friendly mules, they have nothing to do in the wild animal section. A horse and zebra wouldn`t mate in the wild.


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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:07 am

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Hmmm, I am afraid that my English isn`t good enough to follow the finer nuances of the last couple of contributions scratch

But I look very much forward to having this Zorse on my shelf, - together with the mules, probably.
Even if they certainly aren`t nice and friendly mules, they have nothing to do in the wild animal section. A horse and zebra wouldn`t mate in the wild.


Sorry. I think I should have asked, does anyone who knows about wild horses - both wild and feral - know if Papo's new Zorse could be used as a stand in for the Zebro. Personally, I find it strange that Papo made a figure of this hybrid between a zebra and a horse when they've never made more commonly known hybrids like a mule, a beefalo, or even a liger. And why make it parrt of the Wild Animals series? Maybe they intended to make a Zebro (an extinct wild horse from France, Spain, and Portugal) and got the name wrong haha!

But this is all just idle wondering. As has been so eloqently summed up before: a zorse is a zorse or course of course :)
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:43 am

Zorse or zebro, whatever it is, it's a HORRIBLE figure! As well as the whole disappointing Papo 2012 assortment! I really hope Papo reads this and like I stated before, they owe their fans big time for 2013!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:31 pm

Well... Papo will save my money this year... I want karibu and oryx... That´s it :)

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:55 pm

Martin, no mouflon for you?

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:06 pm

MartinH wrote:
Well... Papo will save my money this year... I want karibu and oryx... That´s it :)



I don't think the oryx will be out until mid year Evil or Very Mad --I also need to know how big it is to see if it is in good scale with Harriet's. If not, I will not buy it.
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:56 pm

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MartinH wrote:
Well... Papo will save my money this year... I want karibu and oryx... That´s it :)



I don't think the oryx will be out until mid year Evil or Very Mad --I also need to know how big it is to see if it is in good scale with Harriet's. If not, I will not buy it.

I would assume that it would be much larger than Harriet's, since her masterpiece is 1:22 scale, which puts it in scale with many of Schleich's figures. Papo's figures tend to be larger - in the case of the Greater Kudu and Gnu, much larger. I assume the new figures will be closer to the size of the Kudu & the Gnu. The African Buffalo seems to be a bit of an outlier for their bovid figure scales haha. I could well be wrong, though. Guess we'll just have to wait and see
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:23 pm

baltimore zoo wrote:
Zorse or zebro, whatever it is, it's a HORRIBLE figure! As well as the whole disappointing Papo 2012 assortment! I really hope Papo reads this and like I stated before, they owe their fans big time for 2013!

Why are you so against this year's lineup? I mean, I'm not overly excited about the Zorse, but if I can do a few minor alterations and make it a stand in for a Tarpan, Zebro, or any other wild horse, I'm fine with it. Otherwise, sure, the line up isn't as exciting as, say, a new species of big cat, but it could always be worse. The sculpts look good, no absolute glaring errors that I've seen in the pictures. Once I see them in person, that may change. Am I missing something about these figures? Plus, from what I can see, they are introducing a Black Caiman; even though it's labeled "Baby Crocodile," it's definitely NOT what a baby crocodile looks like Cool. And the Caribou looks good, as does the Oryx (although, it isn't as nice as Harriet's by a long shot, I don't have Harriet's, so Papo's will do for me :) ). Assuming the Oryx is the same scale as the Kudu, it will be in scale with Papo's big cats. So that's a win, right?
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:33 pm

Am I the only one here who is excited with Papo's Chimera!? I'm so crazy about it I'm gonna cry if I can't get it! affraid
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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:40 am

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Martin, no mouflon for you?
well... yeah mouflon is a good one... I forgot this one Embarassed But i will definitely buy oryx no matter how big it will be! :)

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PostSubject: Re: Papo 2012 ? PAPO 2012 !!!!!   Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:45 pm

Why do you all think the Zorse is terrible?
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