Papo Retiring 2019

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Papo is retiring a comprehensive range in 2019, from the predictable farewell to the figures that have now been remastered like the Allosaurus and Tyrannosaurus models, to the exciting remakes like the Papo hyena and lioness which have had a complete upgrade. Animal Kingdoms welcomes you to see what we are saying goodbye to in 2019.

 

Papo Ocelot Papo Wild life 50224 Papo retiring 2019 papo retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Ocelot 50224 

These largely nocturnal cats use keen sight and hearing to hunt rabbits, rodents, iguanas, fish, and frogs. They also take to the trees and stalk monkeys or birds. Unlike many cats, they do not avoid water and can swim well. Like other cats, ocelots are adapted for eating meat. Released in 2017.

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Papo Young Lioness Papo Wild Life 50124 Papo nz Papo Retiring 2019 Retired Papo Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Young Lioness 50124

All females within a pride are usually related, e.g. sisters, aunts, neices etc. There is no rank hierarchy among females and no two are likely to be found together more than half the time. All female residents know one another and when they meet, the lion greeting ceremony (rubbing and low purring) reaffirms their social ties. Females remain playful when they are adults as males do not.

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Papo Young lioness 50124 Papo Wild life Papo nz Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Young lioness 50124

After birth, lion babies have a sand-coloured fur coat with dark, circular spots.

After birth, lion babies have a sand-coloured fur coat with dark, circular spots. They are well camouflaged in the savannah. Within the first four to six weeks, they remain in a den. At the age of three months, they are strong enough to follow their mother wherever she goes.

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Papo Large white tigress 50212 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired Papo nz Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Large white tigress 50212 

White tigers are not “true albinos”: real albinos have red eyes, but white tigers’ eyes are blue.

White tigers are breathtakingly beautiful. They have a snow-white fur and strong, bright blue eyes. They differ from normal tigers because fur, skin and eyes cannot form red and yellow pigments. However, they are not albinos, for those always have red eyes. White tigers usually live in zoos because in the wild they would have little chance of survival. Because their fur is missing the camouflage, prey would discover them quickly and run away early enough.

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Papo Tiger Cub playing 50183 

The Siberian tiger is the largest big cat in the world and can grow up to three metres long from its nose to the tip of its tail.

The tiger's stripes are as varied and unique as fingerprints. Even the skin underneath is striped. At first glance, the striking pattern hardly seems to be beneficial. After all, the tiger does not want to be discovered by its prey immediately. When the tiger goes hunting in the twilight, it is however perfectly camouflaged with the stripes. They appear as tall grass moving in the wind or like fleeting shadows. Unlike many other "cats" and big cats the tiger swims well and likes it, too. Therefore, the water is not a safe place for many prey animals.

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Papo Hyena 50102 

Spotted hyenas might not be the most beautiful predators in the African savannah, but they are certainly the most successful. They live in clans of up to 80 animals and hunt at dawn and at dusk.

On the first glance, spotted hyenas look like oversized dogs. Striking are their long necks, powerful skull, brown spots on a yellowish-brown coat and the sloping topline. This is why hyenas always look as if they ducked. Their appearance helped these predators to their bad reputation. To human observers, they often seem threatening and insidious. Indeed spotted hyenas are the most successful hunters of the African savannah.

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Papo Polar Fox 50200 

The Arctic fox, are also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, that is a small fox native to the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and common throughout the Arctic tundra biome.

The Arctic fox is primarily a carnivore that lives inland, away from the coasts. They are dependent on the presence of smaller animals (most often lemmings) to survive. Arctic foxes also hunt for sea birds, fish, and other marine life.

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Papo Ostrich 50073 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo nz Papo Retired Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Ostrich 50073

The ostrich is a large flightless bird that lives in Africa. They are the largest living bird species, and have the biggest eggs of all living birds. Ostriches do not fly, but can run faster than any other bird. 

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Papo Baby elephant Papo 50027 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Baby elephant 50027 

Newborn baby elephants already weigh 100 kilograms and are 90 centimetres tall. After just half an hour they can stand on their own legs and run with the herd.

Baby elephants are still quite clumsy after their birth and must first learn how to handle their trunks. They are still not able to feed themselves with it, so suckle from their mothers for the first year. In the process they gain a good kilo in weight each day. It is very important that they grow big quickly, because a lion or crocodile can hardly cause any harm to healthy, adult animals. If a predator does come dangerously close, the adults form a circle around the young. They are well protected in the middle.

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Papo Baby Rhino 50035

At birth, rhinoceroses weigh about 60 kg. After six months, they already reach 400 kg.

 Sadly, it’s estimated that there are only around 29,000 rhinos left in the wild, compared to 500,000 at the beginning of the 20th century. The main threat to these beautiful animals is illegal hunting.

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Papo Lying Giraffe Calf 50150 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Papo nz Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Lying Giraffe Calf 50150

At the time of their birth, baby giraffes already weigh 50 kilograms and fall from a height of two metres to the ground. But they don't hurt themselves and can already run after a short time.

Baby giraffes are reared together with other young animals in a kind of kindergarten. A female giraffe from the herd acts as the "nursery school teacher" and looks after the calves while the other mothers search for food. If predators approach, she immediately raises the alarm. Then the female giraffes stand protectively in front of their babies and kick at the attackers. At around four months, they start to pluck and eat the small leaves from trees, but they still suckle from their mothers until they are ninth months.

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Papo Deer Fawn 53015 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Papo nz Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Deer Fawn 53015

White-tailed fawns have lots of small white spots on their fur.

White-tailed fawns have lots of small white spots on their fur. These serve as camouflage, since the dots make them harder to spot in high grass. When its mother is off looking for food, the white-tailed fawn hides in the tall grass. It stretches out flat on the ground, even laying its head and neck down flat.

 

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Papo Puffin 56007 

During the breeding season the male puffin's bill turns bright yellow, blue, and orange. Puffins use their beak and webbed feet to dig a burrow in soft earth. Puffin parents make up to 8 food runs a day. Each bird can grip 20 or more fish in its beak. 

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Papo Platypus 56011 

The platypus is among nature's most unlikely animals. In fact, the first scientists to examine a specimen believed they were the victims of a hoax. The animal is best described as a hodgepodge of more familiar species: the duck (bill and webbed feet), beaver (tail), and otter (body and fur). Males are also venomous. They have sharp stingers on the heels of their rear feet and can use them to deliver a strong toxic blow to any foe.

Platypuses use their nails and feet to construct dirt burrows at the water's edge. Platypus reproduction is nearly unique. It is one of only two mammals (the echidna is the other) that lay eggs. The duck-billed platypus finds food by feel and by detecting electrical signals.

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Papo Leatherback Turtle 56022 Papo nz Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Leatherback Turtle 56022

The world’s largest turtles, leatherbacks can grow to to around 2m long and weigh up to a massive 900kg – that’s heavier than 11 men! They have four broad flippers, a triangular head and a barrel-shaped body covered by a large, black, speckled shell (or carapace).

Unlike other species of sea turtles, such as the loggerhead and green sea turtle, the leatherback’s shell isn’t hard. Instead, as it’s name suggests, this ocean giant has a leathery shell that’s quite soft and flexible.

Papo Alezan Piebald Icelandic Horse 51541 Papo nz Papo retiring 2019 Papo Retired Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Alezan Piebald Icelandic Horse 51541

The Iceland horse is particularly popular with children because it has more the size of a pony. It is so powerful that it also carries adults with ease.

In his native home Iceland, the robust horse lives year-round semi-wild outdoors. It does not mind the icy winds and the barren landscape, because it has a thick fur, especially in winter. In addition to Walk, Trot and Canter it dominates two additional gaits, the Tolt and The Flying Pace.

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Papo Trendy horse 51546 Papo nz Animal Kingdoms nz Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired nz

Papo Trendy horse 51546

The Papo trendy horse has an attached saddle, bridle and boots. This horse and its accompany trendy rider are both being retired. 

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Papo Trendy riding girl 52010 

The Papo trendy rider and its accompany horse are both being retired. 

Papo Charolais cow mooing 51158 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Papo nz Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Charolais cow mooing 51158

The continental cattle are thought to have originated in a French area near Burgundy called Charolles, first being recognised around 800 AD!


The cattle are usually white or cream-coloured, with broad chests and well-defined hindquarters. Charolais are quite large compared to their continental counterparts, weighing in at an average of 900kg for cows and 1,100kg for bulls.

Papo Charolais calf 51157 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Papo nz Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Charolais calf 51157 

 The continental cattle are thought to have originated in a French area near Burgundy called Charolles, first being recognised around 800 AD!


The cattle are usually white or cream-coloured, with broad chests and well-defined hindquarters. Charolais are quite large compared to their continental counterparts, weighing in at an average of 900kg for cows and 1,100kg for bulls. 

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Papo Lying Simmental calf 51143 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Papo nz Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Lying Simmental calf 51143 

Cows and their calves have an extremely deep, life-long bond. They lick and nibble at each other. If they are separated, they can recognise each other later on from their voice and scent.

Calves are born around once a year. It’s very important they drink their mother’s milk within the first few hours. This is a special yellowish liquid known as colostrum that cannot be drunk by humans. It contains numerous antibodies that help the calf to resist diseases. After around five days, the calf will have had enough colostrum and will then drink normal cow’s milk for around ten months until it can nourish itself exclusively from grass and other plants.

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Papo Pig Sow 51135 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz Papo nz

Papo Pig Sow 51135 

The domestic pig is descended from the wild boar. By breeding, around 70 breeds have been created in different colours worldwide.

Pigs are mostly pink and have a bristly fur. But depending on the breed, they can be brown, black or pied. It is said that the animals are dirty, because they like to wallow in mud. In fact, they simply make themselves a cooling mudpack in hot weather, just as elephants do. In addition, the mud protects against insect bites. Some people even keep pigs as pets - because they are very peaceful, sensitive, social, curious and intelligent.

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Papo Chicks 51163 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz Papo nz

Papo Chicks 51163 

 A newly hatched chick will be wet and covered in the remains of the egg yolk that he or she did not eat. The little baby chicken will be about the size of the egg it was just in; so you can definitely call it a tight fit! Once it dries off, a baby chicken’s feathers will get fluffy and the chick is ready to start its new life.

 

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Papo Rooster 51019 

Roosters are larger, usually more brightly colored, and have larger combs on top of their heads compared to hens. Chickens can fly but because they are heavy, they can only go about 60 meters

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Papo Black Scottish Terrier 54032 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz Papo nz

Papo Black Scottish Terrier 54032 

 With a personality that is often described as loyal, feisty, intelligent, tenacious, and stubborn. They are a loving family dog, with a coat that typically consists of a hard wiry outer coat and a soft dense undercoat.

 

Papo Cassis Lapdog 54013 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz Papo nz

Papo Cassis Lapdog 54013

 Cassis is a friendly black dog. She gets her name (which means “blackcurrant”) from the colour of her coat. No-one’s sure of her breed, but this is of no great importance. For her master, she will always be the most beautiful dog in the world. Cassis lives in the countryside and loves long walks, jumping with joy when she sees her master getting ready to go out with her. Everyone loves Cassis and she is very dear to her family.

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Papo Great Dane 54030 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz Papo nz

Papo Great Dane 54030 

The breed was developed to be huge so that they could hunt large prey, guard their master’s property, and even fight in wars. Today’s versions have been bred to be calm and friendly companions, unlike their feisty ancestors.

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Papo Siamese cat 54036 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz Papo nz

Papo Siamese cat 54036 

Siamese cats are, perhaps, best known for their sleek, distinctive appearance. Although many Siamese cats are a silver-gray color with blue eyes, these pretty kitties' coats can also be orange, brown, cream, and even blue or lilac-colored, among other coat variations.

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Papo Kittens Playing 54034 

Kittens can be right- or left-pawed, the same way people are right- or left-handed. If you watch closely, you’ll be able to determine whether your kitten uses his right or left paw when checking out new things.

A cat’s and kitten’s whiskers are about as long as their bodies are wide. This is because whiskers are used to navigate through their surroundings and explore new places without your cat having to put her entire body there.

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Papo Archaeopteryx Dinosaur 55034 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Archaeopteryx Dinosaur 55034 

This raven-sized critter remains one of the most important and controversial dinosaurs ever found. It was the first feathered dinosaur known to science. Archaeopteryx had “Velociraptor Claws" and was discovered Just two years after Charles Darwin published on the Origin of Species.

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Papo Dimorphodon 55063 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Dimorphodon 55063 

Dimorphodon is a pterosaur which lived approximately 175 million to 160 million years ago – from the Middle Jurassic Period through the Late Jurassic Period. It was first discovered during the 19th century and was named by Richard Owen in 1859.

Its name means “two-formed tooth.” It was given this name because it had two different types of teeth in its jaws. The front teeth looked like they were designed to grab prey and its back ones look like it was used to grind things up.

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Papo Allosaurus 55016 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz Papo nz

Papo Allosaurus 55016 

Allosaurus was one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs.

Allosaurus was one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs. It lived approximately 150 million years ago and used to hunt down herbivorous dinosaurs like Stegosaurus and Diplodocus. Its arms were similar to those of Tyrannosaurus rex: powerful, but extremely short.

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Papo Tyrannosaurus Rex Prehistoric 55057 Papo Retiring 2019 Papo Retired 2019 Animal Kingdoms nz

Papo Tyrannosaurus Rex 55057 

Although the Tyrannosaurus Rex looked quite threatening, it could hardly use its front legs armed with just two claws since they did not even reach his mouth. Nearly seven metres tall and thirteen metres long, the Tyrannosaurus Rex was probably not a very skilled hunter, but rather a scavenger which probably fed on the leavings of other animals.

It had more than fifty teeth measuring more than 15 centimetres in length which it used not for chewing but rather for tearing, since it swallowed its food in large chunks. To improve depth-perception when searching for food, the eyes of the Tyrannosaurus Rex were oriented toward the front such that the fields of vision of both eyes overlapped.

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