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« on: May 16, 2007 05:33:30 PM »

Here's my last-minute entry:

Leptictidium, which means graceful or delicate weasel, was around 50 - 40 million years ago. A little hopping creature about the size of a cat, similar to today's Elephant Shrew.







I decided to make it because I love animals with long snouts, and I have some little fact cards from the series Walking With Beasts (http://www.abc.net.au/beasts/factfiles/factfiles/leptictidium.htm?picNum=1.jpg), one of which has Leptictidium on it. I think they're really cute, and I think I'll call mine Leptik for short.
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2007 05:42:07 PM »

Aw, it's so cute! And the amazing thing is that it is crocheted!!! I love it.
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2007 06:18:15 PM »

*squeal* how cute!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2007 06:21:06 PM »

Yes yes yes!
This is adorable, unique and the attention to detail thrills me!
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« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2007 06:22:45 PM »

Very cute! Now I'll have to go and look it up  Wink

Nicely done!

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« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2007 06:44:31 PM »

Thank you for the link so we can reference your project.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2007 06:49:12 PM »

That's adorable!  Great job.
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« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2007 07:14:07 PM »

My goodness, he belongs in a pouch or a pocket!  I want to carry him around everywhere with me... Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2007 07:25:29 PM »

Ah! Yours is so much more adorable than the one from Walking With Beasts. I choose to believe that when these little guys were alive, they looked just like the one you made Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2007 08:54:29 PM »

I love him! Especially the little doo dads on his bum. Excellent interpretation.
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