This popular figurine has been hand-painted with realistic spots over the body and tail. There are a number of small scratch marks purposely added for realistic effect aswell. Fun facts about the sea creature: Blainville's Beaked Whale or the dense-beaked whale, is the widest ranging mesoplodont whale and perhaps the most documented. The French zoologist Henri de Blainville first described the species in 1817 from a small piece of jaw — the heaviest bone he had ever come across — which resulted in the name densirostris (Latin for dense beak). The body of Blainville's beaked whale is robust, but also somewhat compressed laterally compared with other mesoplodonts.

CollectA 88761 Blainvilles Beaked Whale, Released 2016.

Approx: 17 x 3 x 3.8cm (LWH)

Suitable for ages 3+. Made from PVC, painted with non-toxic acrylic paints.

1 Review

5/5
23rd Jun 2016

Wonderful!

The texture, the protruding teeth, the pattern. Very realistic.

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