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'Dino Jaws' Exhibit At The NAT


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until September 12, 2013[days & times]
  • WHERE San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free - $17

What did dinosaurs eat—and how do we know? Featuring the most lifelike moving dinosaurs ever created (that one Hollywood movie notwithstanding), family-friendly "Dino Jaws" explores the sometimes gross and always fascinating subject of dinosaurs and their food.

From the infamous flesh-eating T. rex to the plant-munching Iguanodon, what do YOU know about dinosaurs and their food? Sometimes shocking (don’t say we didn’t warn you!), "Dino Jaws" will combine fun hands-on—with no danger of being bitten!—exhibits with scientific insights. Our lifelike spectacular animatronics will show you what paleontologists know about what that dino had for dinner!

Experience intriguing fossil evidence, fun hands-on exhibits, scientific insights, and gigantic animatronic dinosaurs. In "Dino Jaws," discover the fascinating facts scientists know about what, and how, dinosaurs ate.

- From slow-moving plant-eaters to fierce, agile flesh-eaters, learn about the variety of feeding strategies used by dinosaurs.
- See how diverse plant-eating dinosaurs were, from the big, bulky Iguanadon to the spiky-armored Euoplocephalus.
- Come face-to-face with the remarkable Baryonyx as it tries to scoop a fish from the water.
- Touch real fossilized dinosaur poop.
- Be a dino-detective—use your special barcoded ticket to gather clues and identify “your” dinosaur, and find out at the end of the exhibition if you were right!

The "Dino Jaws" exhibit will be on display from April 12th to September 12th, 2013.
Museum Hours: Daily from 10am-5pm
Location: San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map
For more information contact Hallie Johnson at 619.255.0189 or email

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Image of a T. rex head from the "Dino Jaws" exhibit at th...

Above: Image of a T. rex head from the "Dino Jaws" exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Courtesy of the San Diego Natural History Museum


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