Oviraptor || CollectA
Oviraptor figurine by CollectA
Oviraptor means "egg seizer" or "egg thief". it is a genus of oviraptorid dinosaur living in Asia during the Late Cretaceous period. The Oviraptor was a small feathered dinosaur with a horny beak. It has long hindlimbs and four toed feet.
The oviraptor was named egg thief because it's fossils were found with nests and eggs. However it has come to light that they were actually brooding. They were caring for their eggs, not raiding the nest of other dinosaurs! There has also been juvenile birds discovered with adults which supports ongoing paternal care.
CollectA design beautiful and realistic figurines that inspire children's imaginations and enrich their natural play drive. This impressive figurine is part of the Age of the Dinosaurs collection of CollectA.
- Suitable for ages 3+.
- Made from PVC,
- painted with non-toxic acrylic paints.
- This life-like figurine measures 9 x 6 x 5 cm
A few Oviraptor facts:
- Oviraptor had a heavy toothless beak designed for crushing food and a pair of incisors on its palate.
- Diet: Herbivorous
- Period: Upper Cretaceous
- Meaning: Egg Thief
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CollectA’s mission is to build “a natural world in miniature" for collectors, young and old alike. CollectA has been producing their true to life miniature animals and dinosaurs for over 13 years. They are one of the largest makers of toy animal figurines worldwide.
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CollectA is one of the world’s largest manufacturer of toy animal replicas and Sticks & Stones Education is proud to share this brand in Australia. This range of product which are of the highest quality in both sculpture and painting.
The CollectA figurines are used in role play for educational purposes and fosters an ever increasing awareness of endangered species, a consciousness of environmental protection and ultimately having a benefit for the animals they represent.
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CollectA miniatures are so realistic and can can be used in open-ended and small world play. They bring nature an history to life for young children and nurture a love of nature.
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