The Walking with Dinosaurs collection by Toyway includes some of the most detailed and scientifically accurate dinosaur figures out there. The figures tie directly into the TV series ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ and represent some of the major dinosaurs seen in the show. They are therefore identical to the on screen portrayals. They were packaged in a plastic bubble attached to a packing card and the figures are solid, so the robust ones are therefore heavy. The Ankylosaurus is one of those robust models, the type of toy that makes you feel you’re getting value for money.
The colours are true to the onscreen version. The Ankylosaurus is grey/green in colour with yellow armour. The face has quite a grumpy-looking expression!
The only negative aspect (there are not many) of these figures is their static pose: the head always looks straight forward, the tail straight back, and there is no dynamism – they are only standing, none of the figures are striding or walking.
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This guy is huge and heavy, you wouldn’t want to drop him on your toe.
Like I did with my Polacanthus.
The Walking with Dinosaurs line is no longer in production – sometimes, very rarely, they pop up on Ebay…
I hadn’t seen this one before! It’s very nice. I wonder where they can be found.