Saturday, May 7, 2016

#675 JURASSIC PARK – VELOCIRAPTOR (JP03) (1993)


The velocirraptor was probably the "star" of the first Jurassic Park movie, the most remarkable dinosaur, and the one with the most impressive scenes, like the ending scene at the visitor's center.

The toy is very nicely casted and it even has an action feature. When pressing the legs to each other, the dinosaur opens the mouth and extends the head forward. This is called, according to Kenner “Dino-Strike Slashing Jaws”.


There were two versions of this dinosaur released by Kenner, a "sonic" one and the "ordinary" version. This dinosaur here is the ordinary version. I do not have the sonic version yet. Note that the tail tip is a bit fragile, sometimes it is broken or chewed.

The same dinosaur was also released in the "The Lost World" series only with a different eye colour (green instead of yellow) and some accesories (a dino-trap).


FACTS and FIGURES:
  • Name: VELOCIRAPTOR (JP03)
  • Toy Line: Jurassic Park
  • Year: 1993
  • Company: Kenner (U.S.A.)
  • Size of the figures: Around 15 cm long

2 comments:

  1. Ésta es la primera figura que tuve de esta colección y la que más me gusta de todas. Este velociraptor es una pasada, con un diseño fantástico, logrando captar la esencia de los raptores que vimos en la peli.

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    1. Yo no tuve ninguno, pero este también fue el primero que compré en un mercadillo, hace muchísimos años. Hace poco lo volví a conseguir, porque el primero tenía la mandíbula un poco rota.
      Me encanta.
      Gracias por el comentario.

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