May 27 - September 4, 2017
Life-size dinosaurs invade Flamingo Gardens this summer!
Travel back millions of years ago to prehistoric times when dinosaurs ruled the earth as Flamingo Gardens hosts Guy Darrough's Lost World of Dinosaurs. Discover 27 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 a real fossilized dinosaur egg. This is a journey you won't want to miss!
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.
Featuring 27 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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