1. Dino DNA
"The science behind this concept was awesome."
— DBD Abyss
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George Poinar, Jr. and his wife Roberta Hess were the first scientists who came up with the idea that ancient DNA could be extracted from insects fossilized in amber. The idea that extinct animals could be recreated from paleo-DNA quickly arose afterwards. Explore more.

2. Michael Crichton, meet Steven Spielberg
"Spielberg and Crichton were friends before filming."
— Myusername
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Steven Spielberg met Michael Crichton when his novel The Andromeda Strain was adapted into film by Universal Studios. They became good friends. When Michael Crichton told Spielberg he was working on a novel about a dinosaur zoo, Spielberg immediately became interested. Learn more.

3. Dinosaurs were so 12 seconds ago…
"Crichton is no conformist, he waited for the right time to do Jurassic Park."
— Dinogeek
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Michael Crichton stopped working on "Jurassic Park" in the early 1980s because "America was in the grip of a dinosaur fad . . . I decided to wait until the fad waned to resume work on my fantasy story." Explore more.

4. Star-Lord Comes Back to Earth
"Chris Pratt is starring in the next movie and will become an even bigger superstar."
— Marvelguy

Chris Pratt, known for his roles in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and NBC’s Parks & Recreation, is starring in the fourth installment of the dino-series, Jurassic World. Learn more about Jurrasic World.

5. Comics Love Dinosaurs, Too
"There are three awesome comic book series based on Jurassic Park. My favorite is Redemption."
— TRexYourface
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Jurassic Park: Redemption is a comic series that follows the events of the films and John Hammond's retirement. It was released in 2010. It features the characters: Tim Murphy and Lex Murphy. Learn more about the comics.

6. Big Head, Little Arms
"Spinosaurus, FTW! I was happy to see a dino besides the T-Rex come out on top in the third movie."
— NateFace
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The Spinosaurus vs. T. Rex scene is a scene in Jurassic Park III. It features a fight between Tyrannosaurus and Spinosaurus. Because the Spinosauruswon the fight, the scene became very infamous among fans. Explore more.

7. Miami Meets the Jurassic
"A guy from Miami Vice is in Jurassic Park. He can work pastels and defeat dinos."
— ImInMiamiTrick
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John Diehl (on the right) is an American actor who portrayed Cooper in Jurassic Park III. He is best known as Detective Larry Zito on the 80's show Miami Vice. Explore more.

8. Build Your Own Brontosaurus
"My favorite game coming from this series is the Builder where you can create your own Jurassic Park."
— JurassicStark
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Jurassic Park: Builder or Jurassic Park: The Social Game is an Apple and later Android and Facebook application produced by Ludia in 2012. It is a is a construction and management simulation game in which the player builds a Jurassic Park featuring extinct animals. Explore more.

9. There's a Map for That
"Malcolm was nursed back to health in Austin Hospital."
— SomethingSomething
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After Malcolm was mortally wounded in Jurassic Park. He was nursed back to health in a hospital in Austin. Here Malcolm and Sarah Harding became close. Explore more.

10. I Have Many Leatherbound Books
"The collectible book set of Jurassic Park is amazing and a must for all fans."
— RonBurgundy
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Barnes & Noble released a leatherbound bundle of the novels Jurassic Park and The Lost World in January 2011. It was part of their Leatherbound Classics line. See more.

If you could be any dinosaur, which would you be?

The poll was created at 17:19 on September 8, 2014, and so far 2 people voted.

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