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Jurassic Quest: Your Family Can Interact with DinosaursBy Jonathan Decker

With over 50 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs (some to look at, others to ride), fossil digs, dino-themed inflatables, a dinosaur theater, face-painting, and more, the Jurassic Quest makes for an excellent prehistoric expedition for any family.

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