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Dinosaur UpROAR

January 17 through May 12, 2019
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

  

Don't miss this life-sized adventure through the fauna and fearsome flora of   

Lauritzen Gardens that's fun for the whole family. Dinosaur UpROAR offers a realistic glimpse into the prehistoric world, allowing visitors to experience what life was like millions of years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth. The indoor exhibit will feature 20 life-sized installations positioned throughout the garden, where massive creations by Guy Darrough will appear right at home nestled among plants that have survived through the ages and jungle-like landscapes.   

  

The carefully crafted dinosaurs will range in size from a 14-inch Sordes to a massive 33-ft. Daspletosaur, and plant fossils of Nebraska and a collection of prehistoric plants will also be highlighted. With discovery stations and plenty of educational activities and special events scheduled throughout the exhibit, it is bound to be a RAWR-ing good time in the garden.    

  

Included with paid garden admission or membership ($10 adults, $5 children 6-12, free for children under 6).  

  

  

  

Sponsored for the community by:   

  

Teri and Ron Quinn 

 

A friend of the garden 

 

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation 

 

Claire M. Hubbard Foundation 

 

 

 

Mammel Family Foundation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Guy Darrough  

Guy Darrough is a self-taught and highly accomplished fossil collector, fossil   

preparation expert, and illustrator who has worked in paleontology and related fields for more than 40 years. He has collected and studied fossils in Canada, Morocco, and many parts of the United States.   

  

Guy's accomplishments include amassing a premiere collection of Missouri fossils, making significant discoveries in paleontology (including the discovery of a wide   

variety of Cambrian and lower Ordovician fossil animals previously unknown to   

paleontologists) and co-authoring in the Journal of Paleontology. He is the founder of Lost World Studios, which specializes in the construction and fabrication of   

prehistoric exhibits and related subjects. Most recently Guy is also credited with   

finding Missouri's first articulated dinosaur skeleton in Bollinger County,   

Missouri. For more information go to lostworldstudios.com.  

  

  

Learn more about Dino-Nights 

  

Join us for two RAWR-some happy hours at Adult Only Dino-Nights 

  

See our schedule of upcoming dino-themed events and programs 

 

Get a preview of the sculptures  

 

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