It is the largest aquatic insect in Japan, and among the turtles in the world, it has a relatively large and strong arm (front leg) and looks good.
In contrast to many other species of turtles, which have smaller front legs and better swimming ability, this is because Japanese turtles are mainly in shallow waters, such as frogs.
It may be because it adapted to hunting rampaging prey.
In addition to frogs, the main prey is fish such as loaches and crucian carps, aquatic insects, and sometimes snakes, and large prey uses six legs.
Nelson hold and catch.
It lives in ponds, paddy fields, and slow-flowing rivers, but disappeared in many areas when pesticides were once used in large quantities.
At the beginning of summer, eggs are laid on plant stems and wooden stakes, and males take good care of their eggs by replenishing water and protecting them from foreign enemies.
Almost whole body is fully movable, and even chest movements that are not normally conscious are reproduced.
The compound eye also uses transparent parts and devises a coloring method to enhance the feeling.
The most distinctive feature of the front legs is that they have a wide range of motion, and can be reproduced from a closed state, a state of holding, and a state of catching prey.
The pointed mouth is movable and the respiratory organs at the tip of the abdomen expand and contract like the real thing.
With a base that can be held in a pose, you can reproduce the posture of waiting for prey by raising the characteristic butt.
A gorgeous bonus that can't be found as a prey, with anax parthenope ([Ginyanma (Yago)).
Image of a state of being caught by a turtle and twisting the body (partially movable).
It is a large dragonfly that is familiar with flying around the pond, and prefers a bright and open place.
Larval yago can also live in ponds and paddy fields where there is no flow, and can be attacked and caught by turtles that live in the same environment.
On the contrary, for the turtle, among the small larvae, the yago is also one of the scary natural enemies.
Appx. 155 mm PVC＆ABS
Item Code: 462435UC
Updated Release Date: 2021-09
Pre-Order Deadline: 2021-02-22
Payment & Security
Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.