A different kind of dancing robot: Robotic dinos hit HMNS Sugar Land Saturday

April 12, 2012

What’s scarier than the thought of dinosaurs once again roaming the earth, Jurassic Park-style? What about robot terminator dinos?

SL robotic dinosaurs
Don’t make any sudden movements.

Well, we have good news and bad news. The “bad” news is that we’ve got robot dinosaurs headed to our Sugar Land campus. The good news is they’re not yet self-aware. Yippee!

That’s right, beginning this Saturday, April 14, through Sunday, September 30, the HMNS Sugar Land location will feature a “Dinosaur Discovery,” with robotic dinos that were developed by LA’s Kokoro Dinosaurs in cooperation with some of the nation’s most prominent paleontologists.

Each dino is scientifically accurate, with pneumatic movements and patented skin texturing to give them the most life-like appearance possible.

Among the robots are an Albertosaurus, two Triceratops, a Maiasaura with an egg nest, and an Apatosaurus.

Want to check out the new dino robots (or prepare yourself for their inevitable take-over)? Click here for tickets.

Authored By Caroline Gallay

Caroline was the Digital Media Editor at HMNS from 2012 to 2013. She was responsible for telling the Museum’s story online. You could find Caroline on the site profiling characters around the museum and making sure you knew what the what was going on around this crazy/awesome place.

One response to “A different kind of dancing robot: Robotic dinos hit HMNS Sugar Land Saturday”

  1. Amanda Benson says:

    My five year old is SO excited! We’ve never visited the Sugarland campus before, and this is the perfect opportunity for my budding paleontologist!

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