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suspsy

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My Miscellaneous Dinosaur Encounters
« on: August 28, 2017, 03:36:04 PM »
This thread is devoted to my encounters with dinosaurs outside of museums. We begin with the impressive Brachiosaurus cast that inhabits the United Airlines terminal (United sucks, BTW) at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. A small Field Museum kiosk is visible next to it.

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Re: My Miscellaneous Dinosaur Encounters
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2017, 04:17:34 PM »
And here are some outdated denizens of Calgary International Airport. I was last there in 2010; I seriously doubt they've had feathers added to them since.

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Re: My Miscellaneous Dinosaur Encounters
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2017, 05:02:51 PM »
Unrealistic sculpt aside, I really like those Calgary raptors. I like seeing dinosaurs depicted as nosy/curious animals- the one with the boa is particularly entertaining (genetic memory that for some reason, feathers just feel right? lol).
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Re: My Miscellaneous Dinosaur Encounters
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2017, 02:27:14 PM »
Here are my photos from a 2010 trip to Disney World's Animal Kingdom. I must admit, I found the dinosaur area a bit disappointing. The main ride was broken that day, the toys in the gift shop were garbage, and most of the decor struck me as tacky. I did like the Sue skeleton and the (outdated) statues though.

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Re: My Miscellaneous Dinosaur Encounters
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2017, 03:16:06 PM »
Here we are at Downtown Disney, also in Orlando, Florida. This mighty T. rex stands outside the Lego store.

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T. Rex Cafe, with its Build-A-Dinosaur facility. I had intended to eat a meal there, but that plan fell through. I imagine the food is really nothing particularly special, but still, can't beat the atmosphere. Also wish I'd gotten a custom dinosaur plush made!

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