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All about: Walking with the Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs are one of the most fascinating creatures to have ever walked the planet and although there has been a wealth of research on these magnificent monsters, the clamour to learn more is still very much on a lot of people's minds. Walking with the Dinosaurs is one such show that embarks on this path. Find more in this article.

About: Walking with the Dinosaurs

Walking with the Dinosaurs is a show that gives all age groups the chance to experience the lives of these prehistoric animals, with some of the most believable and life-like models to date. Appeal Walking with the Dinosaurs is an arena show that recreates the existence of dinosaurs 65 million years after they became extinct. The show tours around Europe, the UK, the US and Australia and is over 90 minutes of theatrical performance that all ages can enjoy. The show features 20 dinosaurs in total, with 10 separate species represented in all their prehistoric glory. Entertainment and education The show mixes entertainment and education, bringing the dinosaurs alive with facts and incredible recreations of their existence. Produced in conjunction with the award-winning BBC television series Walking With Dinosaurs, this show will thrill and amaze with the spectacle of the magnificent creatures. The dinosaurs are back! How to book If the chance to view this incredible performance seems too good to miss, you can book tickets at the official Walking with the Dinosaurs site, Dinosaurlive.com. Not only can you purchase tickets, but the site is full of information about the show, the dinosaurs featured in the performance and merchandise that make the memory lasts forever. There is even an interactive game to make the experience even more absorbing!

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The show features 10 large dinosaurs including the plateosaurus, stegosaurus and and the tyrannosaurus rex, with 5 smaller dinosaurs including a baby t-rex and a liliensternus. The construction
The construction of each of the larger dinosaurs required the use of 433 feet of hydraulic hose, 971 feet of fabric, 433 feet of foam, 53 gallons of paint, 7 kilowatts of power from 12 truck batteries, 1094 yards of cabling in each body and 24 microprocessors control movement along with 15 hydraulic rams and 6 hydraulic motors each. The largest dinosaurs weigh an incredible 1.6 tonnes (about the weight of a family car). Sales The show first premièred in the UK in 2009, and has been viewed by over 500,000 people, taking in over £16m in ticket sales. The show is popular around the world, with performances reaching as far as Japan and Australia.

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