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Jurassic Halifax: Tyrannosaurs take over Discovery Centre in new travelling exhibit

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 2:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Locals will be able to walk among the dinosaurs next week, and stare up at the real bones of one of the fiercest: the T. rex.

The Discovery Centre in Halifax launches its new featured exhibit, Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family on Monday, as part of its premiere tour of North America and only the second viewing in Canada.

According to a museum release, the exhibition will have life-size dinosaur skeletons and fossil specimens, including ‘Scotty’ the Tyrannosaurus rex, alongside augmented reality that transports dinosaurs into the gallery, so people can interact with members of the Tyrannosaur family via a video feed.

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