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21 05, 2019

5-Star Feefo Reviews Keep Coming In

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Everything Dinosaur and 5-Star Feefo Reviews

This month has seen even more top reviews for Everything Dinosaur.  Over the past three weeks or so, Everything Dinosaur received fifty-two service reviews and a whopping eighty-five product reviews.  Good going, especially when the impact of the early May holiday period is taken into account.  The UK-based company continues to achieve top marks from customers and continues to qualify for Feefo’s highest customer service rating award, the coveted “Gold Trusted Service Award”

Everything Dinosaur is Earning Top Marks for Customer Service

Feefo certificate of excellence (2019).

Everything Dinosaur has won for the second year in a row the top award from Feefo.  The UK-based dinosaur company continues to meet the highest standards for products and customer service.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Genuine Comments from Customers

The Everything Dinosaur website currently shows more than six hundred customer reviews and the Feefo page all about Everything Dinosaur can be found here: Feefo Review Page for Everything Dinosaur.  The Feefo review page has also posted up some of the many product photographs taken by Everything Dinosaur fans and customers.

A spokesperson from Everything Dinosaur commented:

“We are very honoured to receive such lovely feedback from our many customers from all over the world.  We do our best to provide top quality service and to ensure we have the widest range of prehistoric animal models available.  The comments we receive are greatly appreciated.”

Website Reviews

In addition, customers can leave feedback and comments on Everything Dinosaur’s own website.  To date, the company has received over 1,800 product reviews since its new site was set up.  All these reviews can be seen on the appropriate product pages.

Customer Reviews on the Everything Dinosaur Product Pages

Lots of reviews on the Rebor Killer Queen T. rex product page.

New models such as the Rebor Killer Queen model are quickly reviewed by Everything Dinosaur customers.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

The reviews help to provide additional information about Everything Dinosaur products as well as helping to assure potential new customers as to our reliability and commitment.  The company is working on a number of new, exciting projects, details of which will be posted up on its various social media pages including this blog site.

To visit Everything Dinosaur’s website: Everything Dinosaur’s Website

19 05, 2019

Rebor Announces New Dilophosaur Models

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Rebor “Green Day” and “Oasis” Dilophosaur Models

The latest additions to the popular range of Rebor prehistoric animal models have been announced.  A pair of Dilophosaurus dinosaurs entitled “Green Day” and “Oasis” are due to be in stock in about six to eight weeks’ time (June/July 2019).

The New for Summer 2019 Rebor Dilophosaurus Models “Green Day” and “Oasis”

Rebor Dilophosaurus models "Green Day" and "Oasis"

The Rebor Dilophosaurus replicas “Green Day” and “Oasis”.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Everything Dinosaur Reserve List is Open

Our reserve list for these fine dinosaur models is now open.  To join our priority reserve list for these new Rebor replicas, simply drop us an email and when the models are in stock (estimated around June/July), then we will set the model(s) that you want aside and drop you an email letting you know that the Rebor Dilophosaurus is available to purchase.

To join our priority reserve list: Email Everything Dinosaur to Reserve Your Rebor Dilophosaurus Model(s)

Dilophosaurus wetherilli

The Rebor replicas are representations of the Early Jurassic theropod Dilophosaurus wetherilli, that was formally named and described in 1954.  Since its discovery, (the first fossils were found in 1942), D. wetherilli has become one of the most extensively studied Jurassic carnivorous dinosaurs.  It is apt that Rebor have created two models, as the first set of fossils discovered represented more than one individual dinosaur.

The Female Dilophosaurus “Oasis”

Rebor replica Dilophosaurus "Oasis" model.

Rebor Dilophosaurus replica “Oasis”.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Articulated and Poseable Dinosaur Models

These superb Rebor replicas represent a male and female Dilophosaur.  “Green Day” is the male figure, whilst “Oasis”, pictured above, represents a female.  The models are approximately the same size, the models represent 1:35 scale figures (adult animals), but if required as juveniles reflecting their size in the famous “Jurassic Park” movie, they are in approximately 1:11 scale.  The paint schemes are subtly different, sharp-eyed readers will note for example, that the male figure “Green Day” has a small flash of red painted over the eye, an artful and very shrewd nod in the direction of current palaeontological thinking on behalf of the Rebor design team.

Can You Spot the Flash of Red over the Eye of the Male Dilophosaur?

Rebor Dilophosaurus replicas compared.

Comparing the Rebor Dilophosaurus replicas “Green Day” and “Oasis”.  Dinosaurs are thought to have had colour vision and splashes of colour on their facial crests and other ornamentation could have signalled maturity and fitness for breeding.  Nicely done Rebor!

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Articulated and Poseable Dilophosaurus Models

Both the male Dilophosaur “Green Day” and the female “Oasis” have articulated lower jaws.  Each figure also has a flexible neck and tail allowing model collectors to depict their dinosaurs in a variety of poses.  The forelimbs on both models are articulated too.

The models can be purchased separately and Everything Dinosaur will also offer them as a pair.  Each Rebor Dilophosaurus comes with its own detailed base but they can be combined together to make a bigger, twin set diorama.

The Male Dilophosaurus “Green Day”

"Green Day" Dilophosaur model by Rebor

Rebor Dilophosaurus dinosaur model “Green Day”

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

The models are due to be in stock at Everything Dinosaur in just a few weeks’ time (expected June/July 2019).  To join our priority reserve list for these Rebor replicas: Reserve Your Dilophosaurus Models by Emailing Everything Dinosaur.

To view the rest of the Rebor range of prehistoric animal models in stock at Everything Dinosaur: Rebor Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animal Figures.

16 05, 2019

Estemmenosuchus and Edaphosaurus Models

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Estemmenosuchus and Edaphosaurus Models

Team members at Everything Dinosaur have posted up an image featuring two of their favourite Permian tetrapods, the sail-backed, herbivorous reptile Edaphosaurus and the “crowned crocodile” Estemmenosuchus.  Although these reptiles lived during the Permian geological period, their fossils are not found in the same rock formations and although both animals are classified as members of the Class Synapsida, they are not closely related.

An Illustration of Estemmenosuchus and Edaphosaurus

The CollectA Deluxe Estemmenosuchus and the CollectA Edaphosaurus model.

The CollectA 1:20 scale Estemmenosuchus model and the CollectA Edaphosaurus figure. What a splendid pair of Palaeozoic Era models!

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

CollectA 1:20 Scale Estemmenosuchus and the CollectA Edaphosaurus

Often described as dinosaurs, these two CollectA figures represent vertebrates that lived long before the first dinosaurs evolved.  As synapsids, they are actually more closely related to modern mammals than they are to the Dinosauria.  The CollectA Deluxe 1:20 scale Estemmenosuchus was introduced in 2018, whilst the CollectA Edaphosaurus came out earlier this year (2019).  They are most impressive models and are part of an initiative by CollectA to add more models and replicas of animals that existed before the dinosaurs evolved to their already extensive range of prehistoric animal figures.

The first species assigned to the genus Edaphosaurus may have originated in the Late Carboniferous.  Edaphosaurus spp. fossils are known from the southern United States and Europe (notably the Czech Republic and Germany).  In contrast, Estemmenosuchus fossil material, as far as we at Everything Dinosaur know, comes from the Perm region of Russia.  It is from this region of Russia that the geological period – the Permian was named.

The image (above), depicts two splendid CollectA figures, the company has been praised for introducing more replicas of Palaeozoic animals into its model range, but based on the current fossil record, such a meeting between these two animals never took place.  Estemmenosuchus was geographically and chronologically separated from those species assigned to the Edaphosaurus genus.

In answer to a query raised by one of Everything Dinosaur’s customers, the CollectA Deluxe Estemmenosuchus model does indeed have an articulated jaw.

7 05, 2019

Safari Ltd Models Back in Stock

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Safari Ltd Models Back in Stock and the 2019 Booklet Too

Everything Dinosaur has received a new shipment of Safari Ltd prehistoric animal models and the 2019 collectors booklet is now in stock too.  Fans of the Wild Safari Prehistoric World range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal models can now keep up to date with Safari Ltd’s range with this handy, pocket-sized booklet.   The collectors booklet lists all the Safari Ltd models that are currently available, it is more than 160 pages long, reflecting the breadth and scope of Safari Ltd’s product offering.

The Safari Ltd Collectors Booklet (2019) is in Stock at Everything Dinosaur

Safari Ltd collectors booklet - 2019.

The Safari Ltd collectors booklet (2019).

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Toys that Teach ®

Eagle-eyed readers will spot that the Safari Ltd strapline “Toys that Teach” is a registered trade mark.  This reflects the company’s commitment to education and learning.  The model range extends to over 800 figures and items and the US-based company remains dedicated to creating the most accurate and educational figures they possibly can.  Note for example, the quadrupedal Spinosaurus figure that is depicted on the front cover of the new for 2019 collectors booklet.

The Wild Safari Prehistoric World Swimming Spinosaurus Figure

Wild Safari Prehistoric World swimming Spinosaurus.

The Wild Safari Prehistoric World swimming Spinosaurus one of the new for 2019 dinosaur models.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

To view the complete range of Safari Ltd prehistoric animal models and figures available from Everything Dinosaur: Safari Ltd – Wild Safari Prehistoric World

Old Favourites and New Favourites Back in Stock

The shipment of models that we have received includes some old favourites as well as some new favourites.  The Cambrian Life Toob, a model set that depicts life some 520 million years ago is back in stock.  This popular set features eight super models representing the bizarre life forms of the Cambrian geological period.

The Cambrian Life Toob

Cambrian Toob by Safari Ltd

Say hello to Cambrian wildlife.  The Cambrian Life Toob by Safari Ltd.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

This model set epitomises the Safari Ltd philosophy.  The accurate models help to educate about life in the past, these figures have been used by many scientists in their studies and their science communication work.  The Cambrian Life Toob is an embodiment of the company’s philosophy to produce “toys that teach”.

The 2019 Safari Ltd collectors booklet is available free of charge (just postage to pay), from Everything Dinosaur.  If collectors and dinosaur model fans want a booklet then they can simply pop one into their shopping cart when placing an order with us and we will make sure the booklet is included in their parcel.  Alternatively, when making a purchase, just leave a note requesting the 2019 collectors booklet when placing an order in the handy message box and an Everything Dinosaur team member will ensure that the booklet is included in your order.

Award Winning Models

Safari Ltd manufacture a range of award winning models.  Recently, readers of the illustrious “Prehistoric Times” magazine voted the Wild Safari Prehistoric World Malawisaurus as the best new dinosaur figure of 2018.  In addition, the Wild Safari Prehistoric World American Mastodon topped the poll for the best non-dinosaur figure introduced last year.

Award Winning Prehistoric Animal Figures

Safari Ltd model winners.

Award winning models from Safari Ltd.  The Malawisaurus and the American Mastodon model.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

A spokesperson from Everything Dinosaur commented:

“We are happy to send out the Safari Ltd collectors booklet out to our customers.  This little booklet highlights the huge range of models and figures made by Safari Ltd.  The 2019 booklet is around ten pages longer than the 2018 edition reflecting the commitment of Safari Ltd to produce toys that teach.”

5 05, 2019

A Late Cretaceous Dinosaur Diorama

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A Late Cretaceous Dinosaur Diorama

Prehistoric animal model collector Robert Townsend very kindly sent some photographs into Everything Dinosaur featuring his Late Cretaceous diorama.  Robert has created for himself, his very own super-sized model prehistoric landscape, featuring authentic vegetation, artificial rocks and a dinosaur watering hole complete with dinosaur tracks and footprints.  His latest project involved creating typical prehistoric scenes reflecting the fauna of the Late Cretaceous (Campanian and Maastrichtian faunal stages), of North America.  We can expect to see a landscape dominated by duck-billed dinosaurs, ornithomimids, pachycephalosaurs with the apex predatory positions occupied by tyrannosaurids.

The Late Cretaceous Prehistoric Scene

A Late Cretaceous diorama.

A Late Cretaceous landscape.  The brass plate at the front shows the title “The Lost World”.

Picture Credit: R. Townsend

North America in the Late Cretaceous

Using Robert’s large collection of prehistoric animal models, the majority of which have been purchased from Everything Dinosaur, he has created a series of mini dramas within his super-sized landscape and his focus has been to use prehistoric animal figures representing animals from the famous Hell Creek and the slightly older Dinosaur Provincial Park Formations of North America.  Admittedly, the addition of the Bullyland Pteranodon sternbergi model (Geosternbergia sternbergi), which is associated with the Smoky Hill Chalk Member of the Niobrara Formation (Kansas) is interesting, after all, this animal is associated with marine and not terrestrial deposits.  However, these large pterosaurs were accomplished fliers and they may have frequently flown inland, perhaps to find fresh water.

The Rare Bullyland Pteranodon sternbergi (Geosternbergia sternbergi) Features in the Diorama

Rare Bullyland pterosaur model.

A rare Bullyland flying reptile model.  Ready for take-off.

Picture Credit: R. Townsend

The Bullyland Pteranodon sternbergi figure has been out of production for a long time, but Everything Dinosaur was able to acquire some of these extremely rare figures.

Not All Horned Dinosaurs and Hadrosauridae

Although, North American herbivorous populations were dominated by the horned dinosaurs and the duck-billed dinosaurs, there were many other types of dinosaur resident too.  Robert has skilfully added a range of different prehistoric animals to his landscape.  For example, ornithomimids and pachycephalosaurs feature as well.

A Struthiomimus Bumps into a Dracorex

A Struthiomimus and a Dracorex.

A Struthiomimus and a Dracorex.  Ornithomimids and pachycephalosaurs are also known from the famous Hell Creek and Dinosaur Provincial Park Formations.

Picture Credit: R. Townsend

The fleet-footed ornithomimid had better watch out, a recent scientific paper which involved the analysis of the front of the jaw of a pachycephalosaur proposed that these bone-headed dinosaurs may have been partially carnivorous.  To read more about this hypothesis: Pachycephalosaurus – Was it Carnivorous?

Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops

No North American Late Cretaceous dinosaur diorama would be complete without the appearance of Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops.  Creator Robert does not disappoint, he depicts a T. rex feeding on the corpse of “three-horned face” and within the prehistoric scene the tyrannosaurid Albertosaurus can be found along with a horned dinosaur very distantly related to Triceratops – Styracosaurus.

The “Tyrant Lizard King” Feasts on an Unfortunate Triceratops

T. rex feasts on a Triceratops.

Tyrannosaurus rex feasts on a Triceratops.  The dead Triceratops is lying with its beak in a footprint left by a large Theropod dinosaur, probably made by the T. rex that killed it

Picture Credit: R. Townsend

A spokesperson for the UK-based Everything Dinosaur praised the prehistoric landscape and stated:

“We congratulate Robert for his creative use of the prehistoric animal figures and the beautiful details of the diorama.  It is always a pleasure to receive photographs of prehistoric scenes which have been choreographed by our customers.”

3 05, 2019

Everything Dinosaur will be Stocking More PNSO Figures

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More PNSO Prehistoric Animals Added to Everything Dinosaur’s Model Range

Everything Dinosaur will be bringing more PNSO prehistoric animal models into stock.  In the next few weeks, the UK-based company will take delivery of “Essien” the Spinosaurus, “Lucio” the Amargasaurus and the marine reptile “Ron” the Mosasaurus.  In addition, Everything Dinosaur will be stocking the new Ankylosaurus “Sede” along with the new Megalodon model “Patton”.

Coming into Stock at Everything Dinosaur – The PNSO Spinosaurus Model “Essien”

PNSO Spinosaurus model "Essien".

The PNSO Spinosaurus measures around 49 cm long.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

“Essien” The Spinosaurus

The PNSO Spinosaurus model represents a recent interpretation of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, the North African  Theropod is depicted as a quadruped and the model measures around 49 cm long and the top of the sail on the back is some 18.5 cm off the ground.  This PNSO Spinosaurus would make a stunning centrepiece.

The Spinosaurus Has Captured an Onchopristis

The new PNSO Spinosaurus model.

PNSO Spinosaurus replica with the just caught Onchopristis.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

“Ron” The Mosasaurus

Swimming into view is the marine reptile “Ron” the Mosasaurus, which, like “Essien” the Spinosaurus has an articulated jaw.  The model is reported to be in 1:35 scale and it measures around 30 cm in length.  It truly is a monster-sized Mosasaurus model.

“Ron” The Beautiful PNSO Mosasaurus Figure

The PNSO Mosasaurus "Ron".

“Ron” the PNSO Mosasaurus replica.  It has an articulated lower jaw.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

This highly detailed figure even has pterygoid teeth located in the roof of its mouth, betraying the Squamata link with the Mosasauridae.

A Monster of a Marine Reptile with Fantastic Packaging – PNSO Mosasaurus

PNSO Mosasaurus model.

Marine reptile in a box – the PNSO Mosasaurus “Ron”.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

“Lucio” The Amargasaurus

For a company that has focused so much on Chinese dinosaurs, it is great to see the South American Amargasaurus figure enter the “Scientific Art Model” range.  “Lucio” the Amargasaurus measures around 30 cm in length and the figure is supplied with a base, on which to pose the figure.

PNSO Amargasaurus “Lucio”

"Lucio" the PNSO Amargasaurus model.

PNSO Amargasaurus “Lucio”.  A beautiful Amargasaurus model with a declared scale of 1:35.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

The Amargasaurus figure with its polystone effect base depicts the model walking over soft mud, the base even has a couple of Amargasaurus footprints preserved within it.

A New Range of PNSO Figures “Sede” and “Patton”

Everything Dinosaur will be also be stocking a new range of PNSO prehistoric animal figures.  PNSO have introduced a range of large models under the straplines “PNSO prehistoric animal models that accompany your growth”, now extended to include “Scientific Art Models”.  The company has also made forty-eight small prehistoric animal figures under the strapline “PNSO prehistoric animal toys that accompany your growth”.   Today, Everything Dinosaur announces that there will also be a range of intermediate-sized models, including and Ankylosaurus “Sede” and a Megalodon model with an articulated lower jaw “Patton”.

The New PNSO Ankylosaurus Figure “Sede”

PNSO Ankylosaurus "Sede".

“Sede” the Ankylosaurus (PNSO).  The Ankylosaurus figure measures approximately 25 cm long.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

The New PNSO Megalodon Model “Patton”

The PNSO Megalodon model "Patton".

PNSO Megalodon model.  This figure has an articulated lower jaw.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

A spokesperson from Everything Dinosaur commented:

“All these figures will be coming into stock in the next few weeks, perhaps as early as next month.  We will publish prices but for the time being we encourage collectors to email us, to join our no obligation, priority reserve lists for these exciting PNSO figures.”

Join our special, priority reserve list for these models: Email Everything Dinosaur

Remember to state in your email which models you would like to reserve.

To view the current range of PNSO prehistoric animal figures available from Everything Dinosaur: PNSO Age of Dinosaurs Models and Figures

30 04, 2019

Rebor Killer Queen T. rex – Attaching the Tail

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Rebor Killer Queen T. rex – Attaching the Tail

Fans of the Rebor range of prehistoric animal replicas will know that some of the recent model introductions have had flexible tails.  The three Ankylosaurus models “War Pig” for example, along with the two colour variants of the Tyrannosaur figure “Vanilla Ice”, these figures have all been supplied with detachable, flexible tails.  Team members at Everything Dinosaur thought it might be helpful to would-be Rebor collectors if we were to shoot a short video to show how these tails attach to the models.  In addition, for those people who had not purchased one of these Rebor dinosaur models before, we could show how the figures are supplied.

How to Attach the Tail to the Rebor Killer Queen T. rex Dinosaur Model (Jungle Colour Variant)

Video Credit: Everything Dinosaur

The Tail is Supplied as a Separate Piece

In this short, thirty second video, we show how the tail is supplied as a separate piece (Rebor Killer Queen Tyrannosaurus rex models) and how it can be inserted into the back of the figure to make the model complete.  Both the Rebor Killer Queen “jungle” and “plain” variants have this feature and the tails are flexible, allowing collectors to put their T. rex into a variety of poses.  The nature of the joint into the posterior of the animal reduces the amount of vertical movement, but in the Dinosauria, generally, the tail could not move a great deal in the vertical plane.  However, the flexible rod in the tail piece permits quite a degree of lateral movement.

In an earlier blog post, we included a short video that demonstrated the flexibility of the tail in a Rebor Tyrannosaur model.  To view this post: Rebor Killer Queen T. rex Models Have Poseable Tails.

A Trio of Dinosaur Tails

Three Rebor dinosaur tails.

A trio of Rebor tyrannosaurid dinosaur tails.  The tail piece (top) is from the Rebor Killer Queen T. rex model (plain colour variant).  The tail in the middle is from the Rebor Vanilla Ice Tyrannosaur figure (jungle colour variant) and the tail (bottom) is from the Rebor Killer Queen Tyrannosaurus rex (jungle colour version).

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

The picture (above), shows three tail pieces from three different Rebor tyrannosaurid models.  The tail piece (top) is from the Rebor Killer Queen T. rex model (plain colour variant).  The tail in the middle is from the Rebor Vanilla Ice Tyrannosaur figure (jungle colour variant) and the tail (bottom) is from the Rebor Killer Queen T. rex (jungle colour variant).

All the tails in the photograph come from 1:35 scale Rebor replicas.

The tail inserts into the posterior with a positive “click” and the separate tail piece helps Rebor to cut down on product packaging (less cardboard required as the model fits into a smaller box).

To view the range of Rebor prehistoric animal models available from Everything Dinosaur: Rebor Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animal Replicas

25 04, 2019

Rebor Killer Queen T. rex Models have Poseable Tails

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Rebor Killer Queen T. rex Models have Poseable Tails

The new for spring 2019 Rebor Killer Queen T. rex models have poseable tails.  Everything Dinosaur demonstrates this function in a short video.  In order to showcase the beautifully engineered Rebor Killer Queen 1:35 scale Tyrannosaurus rex replicas, team members have produced a trio of videos highlighting the various articulated parts.  A few days ago, we posted up a short video from our YouTube channel that showed how to use hot air to safely free up the articulated arms on these dinosaurs.  In addition, a second video was shot which focused on the articulated lower jaw.  Today, we conclude our look at these new figures by revealing that the tail is also poseable.

Everything Dinosaur Highlights the Poseable Tail on the Rebor Killer Queen T. rex Dinosaur Model

Video Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Available in Two Colour Variants – “Plain” and “Jungle”

The Killer Queen Rebor replica is available in two colour variants, “plain” and “jungle”.  The “plain” version has more of a browish hue to it, whereas the “jungle” colour variant is dominated by green tones.  Both models have proved to be extremely popular amongst model fans and collectors.  So many of these figures have been sent out, that Everything Dinosaur team members still get confused for a few moments over which model is which.  For example, in this short video highlighting the moveable tail, the model is referred to as the “plain” version, actually it is the “jungle” variant.  Please be assured, all boxes are checked carefully prior to dispatch, after all, we would not want to send out the wrong coloured model to a collector.

The Everything Dinosaur Killer Queen Videos Have Featured the “Jungle” Variant

Rebor Killer Queen "jungle".

The Rebor Killer Queen T. rex dinosaur model – “jungle” colour variant.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

A Stiffened Rod Carefully Built into the Tail Piece

The tail piece fits securely into the rear of the model and it is this tail piece that contains a flexible, stiff rod that enables the tail to be moved into different positions.  We commend Rebor for their creativity and for designing such a beautifully crafted T. rex figure.  The tail has quite a lot of lateral movement and some degree of movement in the vertical plane as well.  The combination of the poseable arms, the articulated lower jaw and the flexible tail permits collectors and dinosaur model fans to depict Tyrannosaurus rex in a huge variety of poses.  Furthermore, they even have two colour variants to choose from as well.

To read Everything Dinosaur’s comments about the articulated lower jaw and to view a short video demonstrating the jaw movement: Rebor Killer Queen T. rex – Articulated Jaw

For a short article that highlights how to free up the poseable forelimbs safely without damaging the model: Rebor Killer Queen T. rex Adjusting the Arms

To view the range of Rebor prehistoric animal models available from Everything Dinosaur, including the 1:35 scale Rebor Killer Queen “plain” and “jungle” colour variants: Rebor Dinosaur and Prehistoric Animal Models

Look out for further updates on the Rebor range of replicas.

24 04, 2019

Updating Everything Dinosaur’s YouTube Artwork

By | April 24th, 2019|Adobe CS5, Everything Dinosaur News and Updates, Main Page, Press Releases|2 Comments

Everything Dinosaur on YouTube

Everything Dinosaur has been granted a trade mark for its brand.  As a result, we are having to change and update a lot of our visuals on our websites and our header images on those social media platforms where we can be found.  A trade mark is a sign that can distinguish the trade origin of goods and services from those of other companies.  The Everything Dinosaur brand logo has been approved as a trade mark as it has been considered to be acceptable and distinctive.  Our trade mark is yet another sign of our long-term commitment to the dinosaur and prehistoric animals market.

The Everything Dinosaur Logo (Trade Mark) 2019

Everything Dinosaur has a trade mark.

Everything Dinosaur logo trade mark (2019).

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Words, Sounds and Symbols

A trade mark can include:- words, sounds, colours, smells, shapes and logos, or indeed a combination of these.  Registering a trade mark permits you  to display the ® symbol, it demonstrates that your brand has protection and informs people about its status.  Everything Dinosaur will be amending and changing various visuals and images in order to reflect these changes.  For example, the header artwork on the company’s YouTube channel has recently been updated.

The New Header Artwork for Everything Dinosaur’s YouTube Channel

YouTube Channel Art - Everything Dinosaur 2019

Everything Dinosaur’s new header for their YouTube channel.  The PNSO Ceratosaurus figure “Nick” is shown (left), whereas the new for 2019 Beasts of the Mesozoic limited edition Velociraptor osmolskae figure is shown on the right.

Picture Credit: Everything Dinosaur

Eagle-eyed readers will be able to spot the trade mark ® symbol on our new YouTube channel header, along with the heads of two new for 2019 dinosaur figures.  The header artwork features “Nick” the new, giant Ceratosaurus figure from PNSO, along with the limited edition Beasts of the Mesozoic Velociraptor osmolskae model.  The Ceratosaurus is already in stock, the Beasts of the Mesozoic V. osmolskae figure will be arriving in June along with the latest “raptor” figures and model sets.

A spokesperson from Everything Dinosaur commented:

“We will be implementing a programme of changes and upgrades to our visuals in order to reflect our trade mark status.  Applying for a trade mark demonstrates our commitment to the prehistoric animal models and figures market, as indeed do the Ceratosaurus and Velociraptor osmolskae figures depicted on our YouTube artwork.  We are committed to increasing the number and the range of prehistoric animal figures that we offer.”

The Everything Dinosaur YouTube channel has over 2,200 subscribers and is packed full of dinosaur and prehistoric animal model reviews along with helpful advice and tips.

Subscribe to Everything Dinosaur on YouTube here: Everything Dinosaur on YouTube

19 04, 2019

Preparing for a Question and Answer Session with Year 2

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Preparing for a Question and Answer Session with Year 2

This week, sees the beginning of the summer term for schools in the UK.  Everything Dinosaur team members have a very congested programme of dinosaur and fossil workshops to look forward to over the next few weeks and in a few days a member of staff will be visiting a school in Lancashire to conduct a series of workshops with Year 2 classes.  As part of a busy morning of dinosaur and fossil themed activities, the teaching team have requested that we participate in a question and answer session with the budding, eager palaeontologists.  The children will, no doubt, pose some challenging and intriguing questions to our dinosaur expert, however, we have prepared a special question just for them as part of our programme of suggested extension activities.

Our question for the Key Stage 1 children (Year 2) – how did dinosaurs keep themselves clean?

Did Dinosaur Preen their Feathers just like Birds?

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Did dinosaurs preen their feathers like modern birds?  If many dinosaurs were feathered, how did they keep their feathers clean?

Outlining the Extension Activity

Fossil bones and teeth can provide palaeontologists with lots of information about extinct animals, but evidence from body fossils can’t tell us much about how animals that lived in the past behaved.  Trace fossils preserve evidence of the activity of animals, such as tracks, burrows, trails and borings.  From this data, scientists can infer behaviour such as dinosaurs moving in a herd, based on fossilised footprints indicating the same type of animals all moving at the same pace in the same direction.  However, there is very little evidence preserved in the fossil record about how extinct animals kept themselves clean.

Did Sauropod Dinosaurs Wallow in Mud Like Some Large Mammals?

How did dinosaurs keep themselves clean?

If large mammals like extant elephants wallow in mud then perhaps large Sauropod dinosaurs behaved in a similar way.

Our Challenge to the Year 2 Classes

In order to answer some of these questions about the behaviour of dinosaurs, palaeontologists examine the behaviours of animals alive today that are related to the Dinosauria.  By observing how birds and reptiles keep themselves clean, then perhaps the likely behaviours of dinosaurs can be deduced or inferred.

Can the Year 2 children conduct research into how living animals keep themselves clean?  Can they transfer this knowledge to the extinct members of the Dinosauria and suggest ways that different dinosaurs such as Apatosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex kept clean?

Extensions

As with all our dinosaur and fossil workshops in school, we like to provide lots of extension ideas to the teaching team.

  • What can the children do to help the animals that live around the school to help them keep clean?  For example, providing a shallow tray filled with water to make a bird bath – linking to the English national curriculum science syllabus – living things and habitats.
  • Why do we need to keep clean?  Why is it important to brush our teeth?  A link to hygiene and personal development.

For further information about the dinosaur and fossil workshops conducted in schools by Everything Dinosaur team members: Email Everything Dinosaur About School Workshops

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