Magister Militum 10mm Iguanodon and Hadrosaurus

Another group of 10mm dinosaurs that spent several months waiting for a coat of paint. A pair of Hadrosaurs and a lone Iguandon. Both are Cretaceous herbivores that were discovered very early in the 19th Century wave of fossil discoveries. Hadrosaurus, “Trachodon” in the old Marx sets, is sometimes considered a dubious species since its missing much of its skeleton, including the skull. M.M. sculpted their Hadrosaurus with a traditional crest-less head. Based on the 35 fossilized bones, size is estimated at 7 meters/23′ and Magister Militum’s model is about 6 cm long making it 20 feet long when used with 15mm.

Iguanodon needs no introduction, being famous and one of the first-named dinos. The Magister Militum figure is also 6cm long so is a ‘mid-sized’ Iguanodon when added to the menagerie. There were several variants of Iguanodontids ranging in size from 5 meters/ 16 feet to 10 meters/ 35 feet long. These beasts were all rather similar in appearance.

To have a viable miniature eco-system you can’t have too many plant eaters. ImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImage


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Harold on June 9, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    Very nice! Great paint job.


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