​Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

May 27 - September 4, 2017

Daily 9:30-5:00pm

Life-size dinosaurs invade Flamingo Gardens this summer!

Travel back millions of years to prehistoric times when dinosaurs ruled the earth as Flamingo Gardens hosts Guy Darrough's Lost World of Dinosaurs.  Discover some of the largest terrestrial creatures that ever lived, nestled among the realistic jungle settings of our botanical gardens. Explore modern day plant and animal descendants. Unearth dinosaur bones in the Dino Dig and see real fossilized dinosaur eggs and bones in the Gallery. This is a journey you won't want to miss!

These authentic and technically correct recreations have traveled botanical gardens across the United States but this will be the first time to visit the South Florida Tri-County area. Lost World of Dinosaurs exhibit is included with admission to Flamingo Gardens: $19.95 adults ages 12+, $12.95 ages 3-11, free ages 2 and under. Free for members.

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Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council. 

Featuring life-size dinosaurs in a real tropical setting!

Guy Darrough's dinosaur models are some of the most authentic and technically correct recreations in the business and are painted by renown Paleo artist Shane Foulkes, at Lost World Studios. His dinosaurs have been exhibited in botanical gardens, zoos, and museums across the country including Naples Botanical Garden, McKee Botanical Garden, The Maryland Zoo, San Antonio Zoo, Powell Gardens, Missouri Botanical Garden, and St. Louis Zoo to name a few. The dinosaurs are currently on display at Leu Gardens in Orlando, Florida, and will then travel to Flamingo Gardens.

Guy Darrough is a self-taught and highly accomplished fossil collector, fossil preparation expert, and illustrator who has worked in paleontology and related areas for 40 years. He has collected and studied fossils in Canada, Morocco, and many parts of the United States. Guy's accomplishments include a premiere collection of Missouri fossils, and making significant discoveries in paleontology.

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Lost world of Dinosaurs

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