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PostSubject: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:13 pm

I have been busy over the summer so have many of our talented forum friends. As most of you know I love African animals and hope--one day--to create a huge diorama. Here are some customized and recustomized animals!

rock hyraxes (baby capybaras)

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Banded Mongooses

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Young laying down Okapi (was wine bottle cork)

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Grey African Parrot

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African Pied Crow

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African Bush Squirrel

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Scimitar-horned oryx (extinct in the wild?? with youngster)

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Safari Lesser Kudu with female lesser Kudu (Noah's Pal Female Mountain Nyala)

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Red River hogs with piglets

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Bull Nyala (by Anna) and his females (by Harriet)

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Zebra Stallions fighting (Thanks Phil and friend!) while others watch to see who is the victor (the pose may be a little too low)

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Last, but not least, topi herd (thanks Harriet, Joan and Phil for Anna's, plus one of Phil's African birds)

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Joan's Topi

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Harriet's Topi with Anna's in background

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:27 pm

Wow very beautiful animals Applause 
Congratulations cheers

And the Scimitar-horned oryx WAS extinct in the wild, Zoos have some projects to reintroduced this wonderful animals and this projects are very successful!
In the red list of the IUCN is stands that is extinct in the wild. scratch  [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:44 pm

Very very good:!(o)): Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:51 pm

Awesome shawn! Congrats! I guess some members here would rathaer cry than repainting PV figurines Very Happy
maybe you should use at least one of the Scimitar Oxes to change the pose of the figurine. Maybe a standing and watching one?

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:33 am

Wow, there are some amazing models there Shawn! Harriet's and Anna's Topis are gorgeous, as are their Nyala. I'm amazed to see three of the females! (I just got one.) Very impressive collection.
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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:19 am

Great job! I didn't know Africa had squirrels... learned something new too!

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:49 am

This is awesome indeed !!! A joy to watch, - and the pictures are fabulous affraid cheers 
I love the baby capybaras being set free as rock hyraxes , and..yes ! All of them

What a fantastic collection ! I hope you make a Veld for them Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:44 pm

They're all so beautiful! Congrats! My favorite has to be the customized rock hyaraxes! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:31 pm

Congrats. Amazing.Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:47 am

shawn.. thats really beautifull..
and your diorama, i like them so much...
are those mangoose custom from wild dogs ? or a homemade model ?

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:43 am

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shawn.. thats really beautifull..
and your diorama, i like them so much...
are those mangoose custom from wild dogs ? or a homemade model ?
I think the running ones are Playvisions and the sitting ones Kaiyodos repaints.
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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:32 pm

Thank you everyone and thanks to the talent of forum members. Yes, Jarda is correct, the running ones are Playvisions and the sitting ones are Kaiyodos repaints. They are mongooses, but they were not banded mongooses.

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:16 am

I love your customizing birds and African Bush Squirrels.

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:45 am


The Forum friends have enormous talent...Applause Applause Applause Applause 

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:45 am

Very nice pics Shawn, your African savannah is always full of good surprises Very Happy 

Did you make the African pied crows or did you customized something ?

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:03 am

Congratulations Shawn! love the photos - glad the topi arrived safe cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:34 pm

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Very nice pics Shawn, your African savannah is always full of good surprises Very Happy 

Did you make the African pied crows or did you customized something ?
I got them from a dollhouse website call Miniatures and they were just plain crows. I added the white to them. I also got the African parrots from a dollhouse/small toys website as well as the squirrels.

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PostSubject: Re: custom and recustomized animals Part 1   Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:34 pm

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Congratulations Shawn!  love the photos - glad the topi arrived safe cheers 
Thanks Harriet! and I love your topi. What a wonderful job you did.

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