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Wild Safari  and Wilds Things Dinosaur series.

Wild Safari was brought out about the same time that Battat and the Jurassic Park figures started showing up.  This is a series of more affordable figures.  They were originally all brightly painted and they are not to a standard scale but reflect a relative scale.   Figures have been revised and others given new paint jobs.  The Wild Things Line of baby dinosaurs are often marketed in conjunction with the Wild Safari figures.  They originally matched the adult figures coloring and had a resemblance to the animated dinosaurs in the Little Foot series of videos.   It is easy to compare these figures to JP baby dinosaurs released with their action figures.   In addition to the regular figures the Allosaurus, Triceratops and Utahraptor were sold in paint your own dinosaur kits. Safari appears to be making a effort to differentiate the Wild Safari line from the the Carnegie line.  Recent releases seem to avoid duplicating any of the Carnegie line.

Dino Boyz Wikd Safari dinosaurs

Dino Boyz Taliesin and Sam getting Wild.   2011 is a good year we have 7 new Wild Safari figures.   I think this is a record for Wild Safari.  There seems to be trend for the Wild Safari to differentiate itself from the Carnegie Safari by pick different figures to model. 

  update 01012012


This page has been updated to a new Wild Safari series of pages.


Alloasaurus allosaurus Allosaurus Acrocanthosaurus
Allosaurus Allosaurus Allosaurus Allosaurus Allosaurus baby   Acrocanthosaurus
These figures featured on the Morrison Diorama page Repainted and retired 2008   repaint 2012


apatosaurus Safari
Apatosaurus Apatosaurus  Apatosaurus baby Apatosaurus Anhanguera
1996 original These figures featured on the Morrison Diorama page   2010 2007


brachiosaurus brachiosaurus brachiosaurus
Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus
1996 original repaint

These figures featured on the Morrison Diorama page

also featured in the English Weldon diorama


2010 baby    


Safari Dilophosaurus Dracorex
Carcharodontosaurus Coelancanth Ceratosaurus  Ceratosaurus    Dracorex


1996 Retired Featured in the North African Dinosaurs diorama


2010 2012 1996 Retired These figures featured on the Morrison Diorama page 2009 2012
  Dimorphodon Diabloceratops Dunkleosteus
  2013 2013 2007 This is a giant placoderm from the Devonian.


Wild Safari Edmontosaurus Wild Safari Guanlong Wild Safari Instovaneica
Elasmosaurus Edmontosaurus Gorgosaurus  Guanlong Inostrancevia Gastornis Gryposaurus
2013 2011 Released 2004 retired See DinosaurPark diorama. 2011 2011 gorganopsid from the Late Permian 2013 2013


hypracosaurus hypacrosaurus Wild Safari Kaprosuchus Safari Safari
Hypacrosaurus Hypacrosaurus Kaprosuchus Kentrosaurus Liopleurodon
Released 2004 retired baby 2011 boar croc 2010 2010


Leptoceratops Nigersaurus Mosasaurus  Pachycephalosaurus Pachycephalosaurus

Released 2004 retired. These figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page.




1996 retired

These figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page.




Safari spinosaurus
Parasaurlophus Parasaurlophus baby Postosuchus Rhamphorhynchus Spinosaurus Spinosaurus
1996 Retired these figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page. This figure featured in the Campanian diorama.  These figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page. 2009 2010 baby 2001 Featured in the North African Dinosaurs diorama


2007 repaint stegosaurus 2007 repaint
1996 These figures featured on the Morrison Diorama page.  This figure comes in several minor paint variations.  Repainted and retired. 2008 baby repaint


suchomimus suchiomimus suchimimus  
Scutosaurus Styracosaurus   Suchomimus  
2008 1998 retired   2005  


Triceratops Triceratops Triceratops Triceratops Triceratops
1996 These figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page. 2008 baby These figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page.





TYRANNOSAURUS rex tyrannosaurus Feathered juvenial tyrannosaurus Wild Safari Tyrannosaurus
Tyrannosaurus  Tyrannosaurus  Tyrannosaurus 


1996 These figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page. 2007 These figures featured in the Hell Creek diorama page  

adolescent  2006




  Pteranodon sternbergi   Pteranodon baby  


See this ancient reptile flying here.  The wings on this figure are bendable.  So they can be posed in a variety of wing postures.



  utahraptor Vagaceratops
Utahraptor    Utahraptor baby Vagaceratops Velociraptor
 1996 retired These figures featured in the Early Cretaceous diorama page.   1997 2012 2008

Prehistoric Life

For 2005 Safari release a Mammoth with calf, Smilodon, and cub and Sloth.  In effect the same mammal figures done by Marx. In 2006 Ambelodon, Arsinotherium, Andrewsarchus and Doedicurus.

Ambelodon, Ambelodon 2006

Arsinotherium, Arsinotherium 2006

Andrewsarchus, Andrewsarchus 2006

Doedicurus, gylptodnt Doedicurus 2006

Smilodon, Smilodon 2005

Smilodon cub Smilodon 2005

Megatherium (Giant Sloth) Megatherium 2005

Wooly Mammoth 2005

Wooly Mammoth Calf 2005


"The Great Dinosaurs"

For 2003 Safari released their first hollow Vinyl figures originally done by the same designers as the Wild Safari and retained the look..  The "Great Dinosaurs" the series is the biggest from Safari at around 17 inches. Great Dinosaurs are manufactured by Galaxy Toys and distributed by Safari LTD, the parent company for Carnegie Safari and Wild Safari.  There are six figures: Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptor, Pteranodon, Apatosaurus and Stegosaurus.  The series is a major change, as all the figures are done in hollow vinyl.  Since the designers are the same as the artists who are involved in Wild Safari, the similarity is not surprising.  These are big figures, the largest about 15 inches long.  The Apatosaurus is on all fours but in the style of the Wild Safari figures.  The Green Raptor is feathered and bears a strong family resemblance to the Tiger Stripped Raptor from the Dinos of China line.  The figures are lightweight and attractively priced.  Great Dinosaurs is a good choice for a preschool sand box or for a custom project.  These are among the best vinyl toy figures I have seen. Only the much more expensive Kaiyodo figures are better.  When I do a custom buildup, I don’t want to risk an expensive collectable like my Kaiyodo figures.  The Raptor is just begging for a paint job to bring out the great detailing, especially the feathers for arms.  This should broaden Safari’s customer base and set a new standard for toy vinyl figures.  In 2005 the colors changed. In 2006 added Spinosaurus and Therizinosaurus. The original figures have been released in new colors.

 Apatosaurus apatosaurus

See the Jurassic North America Diorama

 Pteranodon , pteranodon

 Stegosaurus, stegosaurus

See the Jurassic North America Diorama

Spinosaurus 2006, spinosaurus

Therizinosaurus 2006, therizinosaurus

Triceratops, triceratops


Velociraptor, velociraptor

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