103: Baby Loggerhead Turtle

Posted by wonko on April 13, 2011 in reptile |

When our kids were little, we holidayed at Mon Repos near Bundaberg to watch the annual turtle egg laying and hatching. This model reminds me of the lovely little turtle hatchlings we watched, in the still of the night, emerge from their underground clutch and waddle clumsily towards the ocean. In truth they were about […]

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102: Gecko and Fly

Posted by wonko on April 12, 2011 in creepy crawly, reptile |

Now when I first saw this I thought there was no way I would be able to do it – such intricate pleating, not possible on A4 photocopy paper: So I cheated, and cut a 40x40cm square of white wrapping paper and gave it a whirl. there is much to like about this model – […]

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91: A Rock

Posted by wonko on April 1, 2011 in boxes, fish, fruit, furniture, reptile, vehicle |

Participatory Origami reaches YOU. Go get an A4 sheet of paper NOW, here is a cracking model for you to try:

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85: House Gecko

Posted by wonko on March 26, 2011 in reptile |

Recently I have noticed a proliferation of geckos around our house – after research it seems it is not a native but an introduced species.┬áThe “Asian Hose Gecko” apparently came over amongst ship cargo and now is over-competing with our native species: I like these little fellows, even though they are illegal aliens – they […]

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20: Crocodile

Posted by wonko on January 20, 2011 in reptile |

…so I set out to find a crocodile, found one that will do as a first try, the base it is built from has potential, but the limbs and head are in the wrong proportions, will keep looking I think:He has all the bits a decent snapper should have, just not real happy with it […]



7: Leatherback Turtle

Posted by wonko on January 7, 2011 in reptile |

A deceptively simple model – much work is done underneath to form the shell, legs etc. I might look for a better turtle later, but this is a worthy first reptile.

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