National Geographic Kids Magazine: The Fossil Regeneration Unit

The mailer was sent to media buyers across South Africa, when they [the ad space buying people] received the ‘Unit’ the Triops eggs were tiny, miniscule dots in the test tubes, but in one short week they grew into prehistoric-looking creatures almost the length of your thumb! Included in the pack was an interactive CD with a program to track their Triops’ growth and find out the facts about them, as well as the National Geographic Kids rate card and advertising details.

Advertising Agency: Foxp2, Cape Town, South Africa
Creative Directors: Andrew Whitehouse, Justin Gomes, Noel Cottrell
Art Director: Ryan Barkhuizen
Copywriter: Mike Pearson
Animator: Roger Gordon

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RajToo's picture
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Those things are bizarre! Cool direct mail!

dynatop's picture
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sorry what is Triops?

benedict007's picture
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MCP's picture
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It's an ancient crustacean-like creature that has been around for over 200 million years, basically its a dinosaur shrimp!
For a big image:
For a detailed description of what they are:

STONLEY's picture
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wearmysocks's picture
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Cool! I want one!

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awenindo's picture
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quite an amazing idea, but i guess what is more amazing is the creature...triop eggs can survive temperatures over 80 degrees C, droughts and even freezing. wow!

Guest's picture

i am a triops addict, and i want to ask where do i get this exact kit?

adsgadfg's picture
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it would be nice if you give facts (links) of what you say. Hate people that say "done" to everything

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