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Dinosaur Park at S&T museum

Published: 10th November 2012 09:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th November 2012 09:37 AM   |  A+A-

The dinosaurs are coming. The city’s first ‘Dinosaur Park’ will be thrown open to visitors at the Kerala State Science and Technology Museum (KSSTM), PMG, on November 14, Children’s Day.

It will allow visitors, especially the young ones, to take a peep into the Jurassic Age when the giants ruled the planet, KSSTM officials said.

Set up on the KSSTM campus, the dino park will have models of 15 different species, some of which will be able to move their jaws and eyes using mechanised animation. The exhibits are made of fibre to ensure that they last.

 ‘’We’re planning to use a light and sound show and a brief narration on 30 species of dinosaurs in the evenings,’’ KSSTM director Arul Jerald Prakash said.

’The finishing touches are being given to the exhibits now,’’ he said.

With the public’s interest in dinosaurs already kindled by the ‘Jurassic Park’ films, KSSTM officials expect a good reception to their new project. It will also prove useful to students visiting KSSTM, they feel.

 The dino park was created with the help of the Visvesvaraya Bhavan, Bangalore; the Science City, Kolkata; and the National Council of Science Museums, Nagpur. The dino park is the latest addition to a series of attractive projects at the KSSTM. KSSTM officials also plan to throw open a robotics museum and a mathematics gallery to the public on Children’s Day.



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