Virginia has its very own Jurassic Park (but without all the terrifying attempts by dinosaurs who want to eat you) at a new interactive dinosaur exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia.
Experience and interact with a nine-foot-tall animatronic triceratops. This beauty of a beast can be seen quietly munching on plants, lifting its head to look at you and using its beastly roar to talk to you. And yes, it's really interactive -- the more you move, the more Triceratops moves.
You'll also be offered the chance to enter a simulator that gives you a bird's eye view of what it's like to be a gigantic dinosaur in a time long gone. In the simulator, you'll mingle with other dinosaurs as you see what dinosaurs had to deal with, as far as the landscape and prey.
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The "Be The Dinosaur" exhibit on display at the Science Museum of Virginia (2500 West Broad St., Richmond, Va.) through May 11.