Like it? Share it!

Australian billionaire wants to build a real life Jurassic Park, kinda

While it may not be possible to clone dinosaurs that have been dead for millions of years, one Australian billionaire wants to do the next best thing— a Jurassic Park like theme park populated with advanced life sized robotic dinos. Hell, many of the dinosaurs in the Jurassic Park movie were animatronic, so it could work, and it would be far safer than the real thing.

Palmer Coolum Resort on the Sunshine Coast, north of Brisbane, Australia will be home to 165 robo-dinos. This includes a T-rex named Jeff and an omeisaurus called Bones. His second resort will be built in central China, and will house another 117 animatronic beasts, with swinging tails, heaving chests, and blinking eyes. Considering the T-rex in Times Square’s Toys R’ Us has been bending down and roaring at customers for years, you’d think Palmer would demand a little more bang for his buck.

Still, this isn’t Palmer’s only movie-themed ambition. He’s also in the works on Titanic II, which is not a sequel to the epic James Cameron historical drama, but an actual reconstruction of the doomed ship down to its Turkish Baths, smoking room, grand staircase, gymnasium, and levels split into three different classes. While you’d expect Palmer would be counted among the luxury first class, he’s reportedly looking forward to traveling in steerage, slumming like Titanic ‘s Rose did because Cameron taught us that’s where all the fun people are. “I will be in third class. I will enjoy it,” he told The Guardian.

Via


32 notes

Show

  1. katiedids411 reblogged this from sabbers21
  2. sabbers21 reblogged this from iheartchaos
  3. jack-west reblogged this from dictaylorswift
  4. hakunamatataaas reblogged this from lexxarini
  5. lexxarini reblogged this from dictaylorswift
  6. dictaylorswift reblogged this from jack-west
  7. a-powerful-wizard reblogged this from iheartchaos
  8. bubblegumpuff reblogged this from runwayriot
  9. runwayriot reblogged this from iheartchaos
  10. mrscorpio reblogged this from iheartchaos and added:
    What could possibly go wrong?
  11. unenthusiasticallyenthusiastic reblogged this from disney-die-hardredirect
  12. carranco reblogged this from iheartchaos
  13. gnihtyrevekcuf reblogged this from iheartchaos
  14. toast-stories reblogged this from iheartchaos
  15. carmenfreakinsandiego reblogged this from iheartchaos
  16. just-a-walking-contradiction reblogged this from iheartchaos
  17. unversed7 reblogged this from iheartchaos
  18. iheartchaos posted this

blog comments powered by Disqus









See all IHC Reviews here

Want to submit a review for IHC and make a few bucks?
Please drop us a line and let us know what movie, game, book or TV show you want to review and we'll hold your spot. See full review guidelines here.