A Review of the Feathered Dinosaurs Model Set (Safari Ltd) by Everything Dinosaur
As a result of a number of requests received, team members at Everything Dinosaur are making a number of video reviews of prehistoric animal replicas manufactured by Safari Ltd. We have prepared a short (five minutes and seventeen seconds), video showcasing the “Feathered Dinos Toob”.
This set of twelve dinosaur models features the non-avian feathered dinosaurs -Microraptor, Dilong, Velociraptor, Sinornithosaurus, Caudipteryx and Beipiaosaurus. The non-feathered replicas in this set include T. rex, Apatosaurus, a lovely Chasmosaurus, Protoceratops, Pachycephalosaurus and a Psittacosaurus* model.
Everything Dinosaur’s Video Review of the Feathered Dinosaurs Toob
Video Credit: Everything Dinosaur
Psittacosaurus* – when this set was being designed, Psittacosaurus as a member of the bird-hipped dinosaurs and related to the horned dinosaurs such as Styracosaurus and Triceratops was not thought to be feathered. Only fossils of lizard-hipped feathered dinosaurs had been found at the time. However, recent fossil discoveries have revealed that psittacosaurs may have been covered in bristle-like proto-feathers.
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This dinosaur “Toob”, as our American friends call this model set, is popular with collectors as it contains a number of splendid dinosaur models including a wonderful model of Protoceratops. All the models are hand-painted and supplied in their own acetate tube with a cleverly designed closing cap. This dinosaur model set is also very popular with children as it is great for creative play.
To view the range of Safari Ltd prehistoric animal figures in stock at Everything Dinosaur: Safari Ltd. Dinosaur and Prehistoric Animal Figures.