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1. WO1992015980 - ANIMAL PROP USING AIR BAGS

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Claims
1. An animal prop comprising:
a fixed rigid frame;
at least one frame extension articulated to the frame;
a plurality of flexible air bags substantially enclosing the fixed frame and the frame extension;
a low friction material flexible liner generally surrounding each airbag;
a blower connected to and supplying air at a first pressure to at least some of the plurality of air bags;
the blower also supplying air at a second pressure, different from the first pressure, to at least some of the plurality of air bags not supplied with air at the first pressure;
means for attaching the air bags, fixed frame and frame extension together; and
a flexible simulated animal skin overlying the air bags.

2. The prop of claim 1 wherein the simulated animal skin comprises synthetic fur.

3. The prop of claim 1 wherein the means for attaching the air bags to each other comprises zippers.

4. The prop of claim 1 wherein the air bags comprise rip-stop Nylon.

5. The prop of claim 1 further comprising a second frame extension articulated to the frame extension.

6. The prop of claim 1 wherein the simulated animal skin comprises woven modified acrylic fibers.

AMENDED CLAIMS
[received by the International Bureau on 16 July 192 (16.07.92); original claims 1-6 replaced by amended claims 1-6 (1 page)]
1. An inflatable animal figure comprising:
a generally rigid frame;
a plurality of flexible air bags attached to the frame;
a blower connected to and supplying air at a first pressure to at least one of the air bags, the blower also connected and supplying air at a second pressure, different from the first pressure, to at least another air bag; and
a flexible simulated animal skin overlying the air bags.
2. The animal figure of claim 1 wherein the simulated animal skin comprises synthetic fur.
3. The animal figure of claim 1 further comprising zippers for attaching the air bags together.
4. The animal figure of claim 1 wherein the air bags comprise rip-stop Nylon.
5. The animal figure of claim 1 further comprising a frame extension articulated to the frame.
6. The animal figure of claim 1 further comprising a low friction material flexible liner generally overlying at least some of the air bags.