Dino-Takeover at the Phoenix Zoo

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WHAT THE?
Sixty-five million years after roaming the Earth, dinosaurs have arrived at the Phoenix Zoo.

THE DOWNLOAD
More than 20 dinosaur creatures arrived early Monday at the Phoenix Zoo for the soon-to-open ‘Dinosaurs in the Desert’ exhibit opening to the public on October 6. The structures include large and small dinosaurs from the short Diabloceratops to a 5,000-pound Tyrannosaurus Rex. Many of the structures are built to scale, like the Utah Raptor, that when alive grew to more than 20-feet-long. Nineteen of the sculptures are animatronic, meaning they’ll move, roar, and one will even shoot water. The dinosaurs have a local tie-in as well. Each dinosaur is painted to represent different animals native to Arizona. 

WAIT … THERE’S MORE
The grand opening of the exhibit will be October 6-8 and will cost $4 for Phoenix Zoo members and $5 for the general public. 

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