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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:50 pm

Which white pelican are you talking about? American or Greater?
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:57 pm

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Which white pelican are you talking about? American or Greater?

Look more like American White Pelican with a big yellow colour around the eye.

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:20 pm

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Until now not a big fan of this pelican! Does anybody knows the species?
The CollectA birds are perfectly indentified, are black-faced-spoonbills! Very endangered!Sad


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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:27 pm

ken yeo wrote:
Roger wrote:
Which white pelican are you talking about? American or Greater?

Look more like American White Pelican with a big yellow colour around the eye.
I agree Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:27 pm

Papo really seem to be improving all of a suddent, wow that mandrill, asian elephant, yak and chamois look so detailed!

I am in such a dilemma, I only collect Schleich and select models from Collecta and Safari. However I didnt buy about 20 papo models last year all because of the Okapi, Kudu and Gnu. The Papo Croc, Komodo, Hippi and African Rhino with lions are all so fantastically detailed that I couldnt help it. Now they are all just sitting in storage boxes and I felt like I wasted all my money because I cant display them with Schleich because of the scale.

I even thought about trading or selling them but now looking at the 2011 pictures I think I will just keep on collecting and keep them in storage for now. Perhaps over the next few years we will get even more and better models? However some of the current models are still hit and miss like the African elephant, giraffe and chimps all of which look cute or cartoonish compared to the other models....what do i do?! :)
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:35 pm

ken yeo wrote:
Roger wrote:
Which white pelican are you talking about? American or Greater?

Look more like American White Pelican with a big yellow colour around the eye.

But Ken, I only can see the dark feathers clearly in American white pelicans when flying! With this pose I cannot see it clearly as in the figure! Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:47 pm

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Papo really seem to be improving all of a suddent, wow that mandrill, asian elephant, yak and chamois look so detailed!

I am in such a dilemma, I only collect Schleich and select models from Collecta and Safari. However I didnt buy about 20 papo models last year all because of the Okapi, Kudu and Gnu. The Papo Croc, Komodo, Hippi and African Rhino with lions are all so fantastically detailed that I couldnt help it. Now they are all just sitting in storage boxes and I felt like I wasted all my money because I cant display them with Schleich because of the scale.

I even thought about trading or selling them but now looking at the 2011 pictures I think I will just keep on collecting and keep them in storage for now. Perhaps over the next few years we will get even more and better models? However some of the current models are still hit and miss like the African elephant, giraffe and chimps all of which look cute or cartoonish compared to the other models....what do i do?! :)

2 different scales displays!!!:)
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:53 pm

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Until now not a big fan of this pelican! Does anybody knows the species?
The CollectA birds are perfectly indentified, are black-faced-spoonbills! Very endangered!Sad


... One more...The pelican by Safari... :)

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:01 pm

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Which white pelican are you talking about? American or Greater?

Look more like American White Pelican with a big yellow colour around the eye.

But Ken, I only can see the dark feathers clearly in American white pelicans when flying! With this pose I cannot see it clearly as in the figure! Suspect
Yes you're right Roger, the American white pelican you can only see the black when it's wings are open. The Safari ltd one looks like an American white pelican too.

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:12 pm

We are finding the reason I'm not a fan of this pelican!
Probabily is better to think of what do Papo tried to do !
Thanks for the pics Sergey, loved to know your oppinion. About the Safari, I have this figure and this is an American white pelican! Safari and CollectA birds are relatively accurate compared to Papo! Even the Papo penguin is very nice! And I hope to be wrong about the pelican!

Thinking this is an American white pelican with wings outside in, we have a more impressive than Safari one but less accurate, even the face doesn't looks so perfect!Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:35 pm

Schleichzoo wrote:
Papo really seem to be improving all of a suddent, wow that mandrill, asian elephant, yak and chamois look so detailed!
However some of the current models are still hit and miss like the African elephant, giraffe and chimps all of which look cute or cartoonish compared to the other models....what do i do?! :)

Laughing Laughing IMHO the Schleich african elephants and chimps are far more cartoonish than the Papo.

It's always funny to see how two different collectors have so different point of view Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:40 pm

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But Ken, I only can see the dark feathers clearly in American white pelicans when flying! With this pose I cannot see it clearly as in the figure! Suspect

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:41 pm

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Schleichzoo wrote:
Papo really seem to be improving all of a suddent, wow that mandrill, asian elephant, yak and chamois look so detailed!

I am in such a dilemma, I only collect Schleich and select models from Collecta and Safari. However I didnt buy about 20 papo models last year all because of the Okapi, Kudu and Gnu. The Papo Croc, Komodo, Hippi and African Rhino with lions are all so fantastically detailed that I couldnt help it. Now they are all just sitting in storage boxes and I felt like I wasted all my money because I cant display them with Schleich because of the scale.

what do i do?! :)

2 different scales displays!!!:)

Yes Sir cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:43 pm

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... One more...The pelican by Safari... :)

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:18 pm

Wonderful pelican collection Christophe, the Safari ltd pelican is so nice I love you

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:47 pm

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But Ken, I only can see the dark feathers clearly in American white pelicans when flying! With this pose I cannot see it clearly as in the figure! Suspect

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I haven't understand that the Papo pelican has open wings!drunken
I thought the pose was this one... sorry... I'm not definitly a peregrine falcon!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:05 pm

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...However I didnt buy about 20 papo models last year all because of the Okapi, Kudu and Gnu. The Papo Croc, Komodo, Hippi and African Rhino with lions are all so fantastically detailed that I couldnt help it. Now they are all just sitting in storage boxes and I felt like I wasted all my money because I cant display them with Schleich because of the scale...
That's the reason I'm very selective when it comes to Papo.
The scale of their gorilla and hippo are OK, and they look great in my African display. But I've not bought the beautiful Kudu and Gnu because they're too huge.

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:08 pm

As what our dear friend Christophe always said before, you may find that the Papo's scale is big. It is simply because the other scale is smaller. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:27 pm

hahaha I'm the exact opposite, I'm selective of schleich because their scale is too small for my papo. I currently have the papo big cats, and croc and dinos (T rex, Spino, trike, raptor). Papos rare in Australia, Schleich on the other hand is everywhere, I just bought the Schleich female Zebra as I couldn't resist the realism and divine paintjob, but alas she can't be "hunted" or displayed with my papo's as she's too small. Have the schleich lioness and leopard, the lioness can be passed off as a sub adult next to the papo pride, as she still has her visible spots. Though am considering making a schleich African Savannah musuem display (as some of the Schleich ungulates are pretty cool) whilst keeping my papo's as the Panthera genus display and the croc with the dinos. How I wish we had Safari in Aus, their figures are awesome!

Btw is anyone on this forum from Australia, if so are there any places here that have Safari?
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:40 pm

Absolutly correct! If your dioramas are based in Papo figures, Schleich figures could work like subadultes, perfect!
Sometimes I think that Schleich use young animals as reference for the figures! Probabily because they are more apealing to children.
But htere's no scales in brands, see the Schleich gazella near the elephant, gazella fits better with Papo Kudu!
Papo hippo fits better with Schleich range! In Schleich wild life mammals are between 1:12 and 1:32 scales!
The same problem with Papo and other brands! If you use 1:20 scale as reference, you will not have a gazzela nor an elephant or hippo in African diorama! Problem is not the brand!
As I told before, there's no scale called 1:Schleich!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:08 pm

Exactly Roger!! I mix n match the brands as each has their strengths and weaknesses. When put together with scale in mind you can do wonders. The schleich warthogs are perfect size against the papo lions, I've heard that the Safari wildlife wonders elephants are scale to schleich and papo.
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:35 pm

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Absolutly correct! If your dioramas are based in Papo figures, Schleich figures could work like subadultes, perfect!
Sometimes I think that Schleich use young animals as reference for the figures! Probabily because they are more apealing to children.
But htere's no scales in brands, see the Schleich gazella near the elephant, gazella fits better with Papo Kudu!
Papo hippo fits better with Schleich range! In Schleich wild life mammals are between 1:12 and 1:32 scales!
The same problem with Papo and other brands! If you use 1:20 scale as reference, you will not have a gazzela nor an elephant or hippo in African diorama! Problem is not the brand!
As I told before, there's no scale called 1:Schleich!

The bad thing Roger is that the Schleich gazelle is indeed in a bigger scale than the Papo kudu.

Here is what I wrote last year in another topic Wink

Kikimalou wrote:
Kiryuha wrote:
Kikimalou wrote:

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grandiose figure could easily find a place on a small shelf with other
big hoofed models like the papo gnu or the Schleich Thomson's gazelle Very Happy Wink
No no no I don't speak about the arabian oryx Laughing
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I haven't got a spare small shelf that would be easy to observe... And
if I had one, I'd better move there my S. American display :)

Well Kiryl, we all know you like to have a "nearly in scale" collection and that it matters a lot.

So, here is a pic I made with :

Papo gnu 1:17 scale
Papo great kudu 1:16 scale
Bullyland topi 1:14 scale
Safari oryx 1:13 scale
Bullyland Grant's gazelle 1:16 scale
Schleich Thomson's gazelle 1:12 scale. The biggest scale of the batch !

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:20 am

Oh Christophe, I remember some conversations about scales! I know this gazella is from a bigger scale but I'm not saying that the gazella is from the same scale as the Papo kudu, I'm saying that it fits better... see here with the Schleich kudu!Laughing
I have few animals from this subfamily to compare! In this picture you see why I'm confuse when people talk about a sacred Schleich scale!confused
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:55 am

Can you take a picture of Papo and Schleich kudu next to each other, both on the same distance from the lence... Pretty please Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:21 am

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Can you take a picture of Papo and Schleich kudu next to each other, both on the same distance from the lence... Pretty please Very Happy

Not pretty but usefull, I guess!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:00 am

it make me feel Papo kudu is a giant!

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:22 am

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it make me feel Papo kudu is a giant!

Ken, the only giant in this picture is the Schleich warthog, don't you think?

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In this pic some real warthogs and a greater kudu, warthogs are very closer, maybe Schleich is a dwarf Kudu
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:28 am

Wow, i get confused by all of this news for the coming year!
Sooo much great new models, it doesn't matter to me in which scale, i will collect them all eventually! Laughing
But i can't keep up this way, and i need a bigger wallet too as it seems...
I am not even straight with my 2010 models for Schleich, not even talking about the other brands... Shocked
And now i see so much great new models! cheers
Maybe i should quit collecting farm-life models... question

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:42 am

WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
Wow, i get confused by all of this news for the coming year!
Sooo much great new models, it doesn't matter to me in which scale, i will collect them all eventually! Laughing
But i can't keep up this way, and i need a bigger wallet too as it seems...
I am not even straight with my 2010 models for Schleich, not even talking about the other brands... Shocked
And now i see so much great new models! cheers
Maybe i should quit collecting farm-life models... question

Maybe you shouldn't quit collecting the farm animals but instead cut drinking your favorite Bacardi. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:08 am

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WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
Wow, i get confused by all of this news for the coming year!
Sooo much great new models, it doesn't matter to me in which scale, i will collect them all eventually! Laughing
But i can't keep up this way, and i need a bigger wallet too as it seems...
I am not even straight with my 2010 models for Schleich, not even talking about the other brands... Shocked
And now i see so much great new models! cheers
Maybe i should quit collecting farm-life models... question

Maybe you shouldn't quit collecting the farm animals but instead cut drinking your favorite Bacardi. lol!

Ron... Twisted Evil You are so cruel sometimes Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:16 am

Congratulations Roger on your Schleich Kudu! I'm itching to post pictures of my additions - it's so annoying not having a computer Crying or Very sad

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:49 am

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As what our dear friend Christophe always said before, you may find that the Papo's scale is big. It is simply because the other scale is smaller. Rolling Eyes

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:52 am

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Oh Christophe, I remember some conversations about scales! I know this gazella is from a bigger scale but I'm not saying that the gazella is from the same scale as the Papo kudu, I'm saying that it fits better... see here with the Schleich kudu!Laughing
I have few animals from this subfamily to compare! In this picture you see why I'm confuse when people talk about a sacred Schleich scale!confused

Of course Roger Very Happy I absolutely agree with you the sacred Schleich scale is a mirage Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:12 am

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Robert, here's a picture with the Schleich lion
That's not a bad size, comparing those 2 Schleichs

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:14 pm

Lasersword1973 wrote:
WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
Wow, i get confused by all of this news for the coming year!
Sooo much great new models, it doesn't matter to me in which scale, i will collect them all eventually! Laughing
But i can't keep up this way, and i need a bigger wallet too as it seems...
I am not even straight with my 2010 models for Schleich, not even talking about the other brands... Shocked
And now i see so much great new models! cheers
Maybe i should quit collecting farm-life models... question

Maybe you shouldn't quit collecting the farm animals but instead cut drinking your favorite Bacardi. lol!

I never buy Bacardi, it is far too expensive!
I always buy own brands, and then the brown rum, that is much sweeter in taste, and much cheaper too, 1 LT 12 euro... Cool drunken
But yes Christophe..., Ronald is very cruell to me... Crying or Very sad
But ok, i could quit drinking rum, stop smoking, stop eating, and stop collecting..., uuuhhh, oh no, that last one i won't... geek

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:02 pm

WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
Lasersword1973 wrote:
WILLYBACOMAN wrote:
Wow, i get confused by all of this news for the coming year!
Sooo much great new models, it doesn't matter to me in which scale, i will collect them all eventually! Laughing
But i can't keep up this way, and i need a bigger wallet too as it seems...
I am not even straight with my 2010 models for Schleich, not even talking about the other brands... Shocked
And now i see so much great new models! cheers
Maybe i should quit collecting farm-life models... question

Maybe you shouldn't quit collecting the farm animals but instead cut drinking your favorite Bacardi. lol!

I never buy Bacardi, it is far too expensive!
I always buy own brands, and then the brown rum, that is much sweeter in taste, and much cheaper too, 1 LT 12 euro... Cool drunken
But yes Christophe..., Ronald is very cruell to me... Crying or Very sad
But ok, i could quit drinking rum, stop smoking, stop eating, and stop collecting..., uuuhhh, oh no, that last one i won't... geek



Ha ha ha... Me too, I can't stop collecting even though I am broke already! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:05 pm

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As what our dear friend Christophe always said before, you may find that the Papo's scale is big. It is simply because the other scale is smaller. Rolling Eyes

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:54 pm

O.K., when it comes to scale, here's what I think. If using the Papo big cats(Lions, tigers, jags, & cheetah), when displayed next to each other they look pretty much proportional.
However, when putting the Papo black rhino next to them, the rhino's a little small as with the Papo meerkats are to big.
So if you want to do a zoo or savannah display, they just don't look good in the same setting/display together. I wish their was just a universal scale for all toy figure lines!

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:09 am

no new horses?!? affraid pale Shocked monkey

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:56 am

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no new horses?!? affraid pale Shocked monkey
Yes there are quite a few new horses Very Happy see here [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:13 pm

I think this year is very clear in terms of brands' strategy!
We have CollectA very strong in horses! Making realistic horses against the Schleich fairy horses! Papo doesn't looks very interested in this battle!
CollectA is developing a huge range of prehistoric animals, very complementar with Safari, both in museum quality! Papo is continuing with jurassic dinos and Schleich is dead!
Papo looks very strong in wild life and Schleich with farm, even without pigs and goats!
But Schleich will keep the king unless among princesses!king flower :)
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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:04 am

i got my schleich 2011 horses. i dident care for the safari. nothing from bullyland. most definly getting some collectas as soon as ther come out. i dident care for any of the papo horses but i love the horse grooms!

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:15 pm

On the Dino Toy Forum a member (who is also a member here postsaurischian) has some of the new Papos. I thought some might like to see them [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:26 pm

Great pictures... Anybody knows the size of that Pangolin?

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:25 pm

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Great pictures... Anybody knows the size of that Pangolin?

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:48 pm

How big?

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:52 pm

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How big?

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:04 pm

Can't see it... Embarassed

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PostSubject: Re: Papo Items for 2011 with pics   Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:21 pm

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Can't see it... Embarassed

Not too big is enough to describe the size of it... only 18,5 cm!!! What a Face I think your tree is larger! Wink
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PostSubject: still nothing?   Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:01 am

Ok it´s April and still... No papo 2011? In nobody´s collection? Shocked Shocked

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