The stars of Minnesota Zoo summer exhibit "Dinosaurs" arrived today from McKinney, Tx. Dinosaurs, opening to the public May 26, will include fifteen larger-than-life animatronic dinosaurs on the Northern Trail including Tyrannosaurus Rex, Giganotosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Quetzalcoatlus, Pachycephalosaurus. Two kid-friendly dino photo opportunities will also be part of the exhibit. Representing the Mesozoic era (approximately 230-65 million years ago), �Dinosaurs!� at the Zoo will transport guests back in time with larger-than-life dinosaurs, sound effects, and other unique horticultural components for a one-of-a-kind experience.

Richard Sennott, Star Tribune

Dinosaurs come to the Minnesota Zoo

  • May 7, 2012 - 7:52 PM
The Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley is stepping back in time to the Mesozoic era, approximately 230 million to 65 million years ago, with the return of its dinosaur exhibit.
Featuring 15 animatronic dinosaurs, the exhibit will be open from May 26 through Sept. 3.
There's a separate fee, and admission to the zoo is required. Go to for details about the opening schedule.

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