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Flatulent robo-dinosaur goes on display at museum


“The new World’s Giant Dinosaurs exhibit just opened inside a massive hall at the Manitoba Museum in Canada. The show features a mind-blowing combination of real fossils and robotic dinosaurs stretching more than 60 feet (18 meters) in length. Even better, there’s a farting dinosaur and a peeing dinosaur.

In our ongoing fascination with the extinct beasts, we sometimes forget that dinosaurs were subject to the same natural bodily processes as other animals, and that includes flatulence and having to urinate. The Manitoba Museum embraces this overlooked aspect of archeaology with a Dilophosaurus that makes farting noises and a Protoceratops that urinates into a pool at the press of a button. The museum has the option to install a stenchy smell cartridge to go along with the audio assault, according to the CBC.” (…) READ MORE

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Lurdes Fonseca

Assistant Professor and Researcher at University of Lisbon
Sociologist (PhD), Paleontologist (Researcher in Micropaleontology), Majors in Sociology and Biology, Minor in Geology. Main interests in Paleontology: Microfossils, Molecular fossils, Paleobiology and Paleoecology. (read more about me)