Thanks. Of course $25,- was quite a lot of money for a figure that is only slightly larger than the average Dinotales figure. In the case of the Giant Salamander which is really a great figure, it was okay for me and a few months ago I also paid the same for the Dinotales Anomalocaris (in both cases including international shipping). It's definitely far beyond what I'm normally willing to pay for such a small figure. But I think this one is really a beauty if one may say that about Giant Salamanders.
I really like how tiny they made the eyes.
Oh, and I have seen the photo of the salamander in the middle of sbell's photo somewhere before. If I recall correctly, that was a very cheap figure.
There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being evolved. —Charles Darwin
The seller also has some of the others (but not the Fire Salamander or Mudpuppy).
And they are a wee bit more than $0.25
Aaaaaaaah! Thanks for posting - such a pity I have been on holiday! Anyway, the seller still seems to have the Crested Newt - still strange that this one is part of the Tennessee Aquarium collection, like the Fire Salamander, as both are European species. Oh, 24.99 is a bit much, though.
In the first post of this thread, postsaurischian already posted most of the Yujin frogs. Yesterday I received the full set, so here are the ones we were still missing on page 1:
Dendrobates tinctorius (Schneider, 1799); Dyeing Poison-Arrow Frog. Yujin The Frogs in Colour model No. 12. Length 30 mm.
Microhyla ornata (Duméril & Bibron, 1841); Ornate Narrow Mouthed Frog. Yujin The Frogs in Colour No. 6, length 31 mm.
Rana catesbeiana (Shaw, 1802); American Bullfrog. Yujin The Frogs in Colour model No. 8. Length 53 mm. This frog has been introduced in so many countries that it could well be renamed "Northern Hemisphere Bullfrog". It's current geographic distribution also includes Southern Germany.
Rhacophorus arboreus (Okada & Kawano, 1924); Forest Green Tree Frog. Yujin The Frogs in Colour No. 2, length 37 mm.
So, is there anyone here who has the Colorata and Nature Techni Colour frogs? I'd really love to see individual pictures of these.
Ooh, I'm afraid I don't know if it's an older set or not. :-[ It has a number of fish, several frogs (I forget how many) and a newt. I think there was just one newt. It's in storage at the moment, so I can't quite readily check.
No. 8: Ceratophrys cranwelli Barrio, 1980; Chacoan Horned Frog, mislabelled "Ornate Horned Frog, Ceratophrys ornata" (these two are frequently confused but not too difficult to tell apart). Length 56 mm, scale approx. 1:2.
I don't think they are as good as the Yujin Frogs in Colour series (compare e.g. both figures of the Megophrys nasuta) but I still like them especially since many of them are life-size or at least very close to.