The Schleich ‘Farm World’ range is a wonderful array of simple yet enchanting animals, like a cow, pig or sheep mixed in with bull riding cowboys, barrel racing cowgirl and adventure tree houses. There is definitely something here that will appeal to every child who enjoys imaginative play. As you would expect there are many…
The Schleich ‘Wild Life’ range takes you on a wonderful journey across all six continents and the oceans of the world encountering many familiar, and some unusual species. A real opportunity for a parent and child to find out more about our magnificent planet. There are over 100 different products to choose from, so there…
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Here is a selection of some products recently released from Schleich’s ‘Wild Life’ and ‘Farm World’ range.
Dimensions 7.4 x 6.4 x 3.4 cm (W x D x H) – The Emperor Scorpion is one of the largest scorpions in the world. It is most often found in tropical West African forests, in underground caves or under large rocks. They may look dangerous, but actually it will rarely sting or pinch unless it is feeling threatened.
Dimensions 3.2 x 2.8 x 3.5 cm (W x D x H) – Very few people know the name of the Slow Loris. With less than 2000 alive globally hardly anyone has ever seen one either. They are nocturnal animals so are largely inactive/asleep during the day. They are known to move slowly, making little or no noise and if threatened they stop moving, hence the slow in their name.
Dimensions 5.5 x 3.4 x 8.9 cm (W x D x H) – Before it is fully grown, the Flamingo’s feathers are grey. They turn this chewing gum pink colour from the shrimps that it loves eating. A group of Flamingo’s is known as a Flamboyance. They are well known for their ability to stand on one leg, sometimes long enough to even fall asleep.
Dimensions 10.3 x 3.1 x 6 cm (W x D x H) – All pigs have a great sense of smell thanks to its powerful nose and likes using it to sniff out their food. A pig’s favourite place to hang out is in a mudhole or under the cool shade of a tree.
Dimensions 12 x 2.7 x 5.4 cm (W x D x H) – The Cougar, sometimes referred to as a Puma, is like most cats, an excellent runner. Unlike most big cats, however the Cougar cannot roar. Instead it purrs more like a house cat.
Dimensions 9 x 4.5 x 7.1 cm (W x D x H) – The Ram has two extra-large horns for ramming. He is very powerful and can protect himself from almost anyone. He is also well known for his woolly fur and even toed feet.
Dimensions 25 x 23 x 19 cm (W x D x H) – Come and join the three meerkats at their fabulous hangout. Meerkats are said to be gentle and sensitive animals and are found in southern Africa. They have dark rings around their eyes to reduce the glare from the sun, and thus allow them to search for prey, and keep any eye out for oncoming predators.
Dimensions 21 x 18 x 5 cm (W x D x H) – The two polar bears are having lots of fun at the playground and invite the friendly narwhal to join them. Polar Bears largely reside within the Arctic Circle and are the largest bear species and land carnivore in the world. The Narwhal also inhabits the cold waters of the Arctic Circle and is instantly recognised by it’s large pointed tusk that protrudes from it’s teeth.
Dimensions 17 x 14 x 6 cm (W x D x H) – Come and play with the Raccoons & Skunk as they explore every detail of their wooden barrel. Raccoons are native to North America and are nocturnal creatures choosing to rest and sleep in various dens in the forest during daytime. Skunks are best known for their black and white colouring, and ability to spray a rather unpleasant scent if they feel threatened.
Dimensions 3.3 x 3.1 x 5.1 cm (W x D x H) – The Emperor Penguin is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species. It is also unique for living so far south in Antarctica where temperatures can drop down as far as -50 degrees centigrade. Not many people know that a baby Penguin is known as a chick.
Dimensions 8.2 x 2.7 x 4.9 cm (W x D x H) – The Warthog is a wild member of the pig family and lives in Africa and primarily eats roots, tubers and berries. The tusks are sometimes used to defend against their predators such as lions, hyenas, leopards, crocodiles and wild dogs.
Dimensions 6.3 x 2.1 x 4.2 cm (W x D x H) – The Desert Fox lives in the sandy deserts of North Africa. It’s most distinctive feature are it’s unusually large ears which are said to be used to drive away the heat. It feeds primarily on insects, small rodents, reptiles, birds and fruit. The desert fox is also sometimes known as the fennec fox.
Dimensions 15.8 x 6 x 4.1 cm (W x D x H) – The Manatee is known to be a peaceful and calm marine animal, and is sometimes referred to as a Sea Cow. The manatee’s tail is shaped very much like a paddle, and with two flat flippers makes it an excellent swimmer. Found primarily in West Africa and the Caribbean.
Dimensions 50 x 30 x 35 cm (W x D x H) – Welcome to Schleich’s ‘Wild Life’ world, introducing Forest Ranger Steve and Meerkat Ted who want you to join them on their Ranger Station and experience some exciting adventures every day.
Dimensions 13.7 x 3.5 x 5.5 cm (W x D x H) – The Anteater lives in wetlands, grasslands, and tropical forests of Central and South America. It has no teeth but uses it’s extremely long tongue to lap up the 35,000 ants and termites thay are said to eat each and every day.
Dimensions 7.8 x 2.3 x 3.4 cm (W x D x H) – The Badger is a nocturnal predator with a black and white coat, long snout, stocky body and short sturdy legs. Badgers typically live in forest areas of Europe and feed on earthworms, insects, rodents, grains and berries. Badgers are known for using the same sett for generations laying a network of underground tunnels using its sharp claws.
Dimensions 9.8 x 2.9 x 4.6 cm (W x D x H) -The Proboscis Monkey is primarily recognised by it’s long nose, and is found in the rainforests of the South East Asian island of Borneo. Although hard to believe it is understood that the male uses it’s long nose as a means of attracting mates. They survive mainly on a diet of leaves, seeds, insects and unripe fruits.
Dimensions 6.1 x 3.7 x 6.8 cm (W x D x H) – The Vulture represented here is a mature Griffon Vulture. It lives all over Europe, North Africa and Asia. Vultures are particularly important in the clean-up of the environments in which they live as their scavenging of rotten carcasses helps the spread of any diseases.