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May 2010 | Vol. IX - No. 5
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Animals and Action Figures Act Out on Camera

Dinos, Amphibians and Character Figures Show Incredible Detail


Safari Ltd. is keeping kids informed with intricately detailed animal replicas both large and small. Figurines by Kiz Toys and Party Animal also make appearances in the following trade show videos from 2010.

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This realistically casted dinosaur figurine has a well-disguised, hinged jaw that allows the bottom of his mouth to move up and down. The figure is 13" tall.
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Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Action Figures
Educational



With coiled tail and mouth wide open, this venomous rattler appears ready to strike. This authentic replica is 40” L x 1” H (100 cm x 2.5 cm). Meticulously painted by hand, it is phthalate and lead free and meets or exceeds all safety standards. Each figure includes educational information in five languages and also name identification on its underside.
— Snakes are a big Halloween seller for Shirley Reilly, owner of Let’s Play in Hillsboro, Ore.
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MSRP: $24.99
Launch Date: January 2010
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Action Figures
Interactive
Electronics



Jessie comes packaged with a USB key that provides access to Hub City and to Nuna, a magical, natural forest off the mainland in KizPlanet. Jessie is the steward of the "green" island of Nuna. She loves nature and animals, doesn't mind getting dirty, and is a mix of a tomboy spirit and a compassionate nature. With Nuna KizPals Jessie or Takoda, kids gain additional interaction points in Nuna and Hub City, unique areas for their avatar to check out, and new quests, games and adventures. Launch date: 2010.
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Age Range: 3 and up
SKU or Item #: 10135
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Action Figures



This dragon was the official crest of the Chinese Emperors for centuries and remains an icon of Chinese culture to this day. The highly detailed replica measures 8” L x 4.75” H. It is hand-painted and phthalate and lead free. Safari Ltd. exceeds all safety standards.

Past videos: WTHRA 2010
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26635      (added 1/7/2010)
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MSRP: $6.99
Age Range: 3 and up
SKU or Item #: 50043
Launch Date: September 2006
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Pretend Play
Collectibles



The Papo Lioness with cub is created with detail and designed to authentically display how lionesses really carry around their cubs. "[The] Papo wildlife series is easily the best-quality figure for the price," Brian Shackelton, operations manager for Hotaling Imports, told TDmonthly. Launch date: September 15, 2006.
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Age Range: 5 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Action Figures
Animal Figures



This detailed miniature line features hand-painted, non-toxic polar bears that are soft to the touch. Each measures 0.75” to 1”, with 192 pieces included in the reusable bin.
— Safari mini animals have been best sellers at The Parent-Teacher Store & Toys Too in Louisville, Ky., for about three months, Owner Kimberly Kopatz told TDmonthly in November 2009.
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Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Action Figures



This pet, jumbo-sized for little hands, measures 4.5” L x 2” H (11 cm x 5 cm). Meticulously painted by hand, this figure is phthalate and lead free and meets or exceeds all safety standards. Each figure includes educational information in five languages and also name identification on its underside.  
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Age Range: 4 to 10
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Collectibles
General Toys



The Party Animal’s Lil’ TEAMMATES NCAA Running Back is available in the authentic uniform of more than 50 NCAA College Teams. Team Quarterback will also be available in 2010. Vinyl figures are approximately 3” tall with rotating heads. Comes in eye-catching, peggable double blister package. For ages 4-10. Hand painted, phthalate and lead free. Tested and meets all requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 25773      (added 10/27/2009)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Animal Figures
Action Figures
Educational



This replica of two adult prairie dogs with baby shows their close family ties. These figures measure 3.5” W x 3” H (8.8 cm x 7.6 cm). Meticulously painted by hand, this replica is phthalate and lead free and meets or exceeds all safety standards. Each figure includes educational information in five languages and also name identification on its underside.  
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26611      (added 1/7/2010)
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Launch Date: February 2010
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Action Figures



Children can immerse themselves into an imaginary world of fantasy with the Bayala collection from Schleich, complete with elves, dragons, Pegasus and unicorns. Each World of Bayala character is designed with its own animal companion. Thin tapered wings enable this duo from the new Arelan tribe to fly at high speeds and to change direction rapidly. The figure stands tall holding his falcon on his arm, showing off its detailed feathers.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27625      (added 3/17/2010)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Action Figures
Educational



This set includes the President of the United States, his podium and the American flag in an attractive stand. This lifelike presidential figure stands 4” (10 cm). Platform size: 4.25” W x 3” D x 6.5” H (10.8 x 7.6 x 16.5 cm). Podium size: 1.4” L x 2.5” H (3.5 x 6.3 cm). Flagpole size: 4.25” H (10.7 cm). Items are not sold separately. Meticulously painted by hand, this set is phthalate and lead free and meets or exceeds all safety standards. Each figure includes educational information in five languages and also name identification on its underside.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26618      (added 1/7/2010)
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MSRP: $8.50
Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys and Girls
Category: Animal Figures



The Incredible Creatures line features replicas of some of the most amazing creatures in the world - including this Pufferfish. The replica can be used as a learning tool to introduce young children to the Pufferfish. Educational information in five languages is included with each hand-painted, phthalate-free and safety tested replica.
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MSRP: $6.99
Age Range: 3 and up
Gender: Boys and Girls
Category: Animal Figures



Children can learn how a tadpole becomes a frog with this authentic Life Cycle of a Frog set.

Past videos: WTHRA 2010
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28060      (added 4/16/2010)
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Julie L. JonesWriter's Bio: Julie L. Jones has written articles for both newspapers and magazines. Before joining the staff of TDmonthly Magazine, she worked as a communications writer and provided editorial support for a market research company. Read more articles by this author

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