The second Friends animals set from series 4 that I've opened is Tiger's Beautiful Temple. This is a really interesting set from a parts point of view, featuring two brand new designs:
1. The gold finials, although as I found out at caperberry's blog New Elementary, they are also feature in larger Friends sets where they are used as ice cream, and they do certainly look the part for that.
2. The green 'grass' looks great, and is a cause for celebration because we can't have enough different varieties of foliage, and new ones don't appear very often. I believe they will also appear in olive green, in 2014 Star Wars sets.
The tiger cub is also new and while not as useful as the other new parts is nevertheless adorable, too much so for it to be of much use in a minifig scenario, in my opinion.
It's odd that it's printed with stripes only on its back and face. Even odder is that LEGO has named it a lion according to the aforementioned New Elementary blog...
This is another great pocket-money set or stocking-filler perhaps, and also one with enough new parts that it will appeal to AFOLs.
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