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spectators look on with amazment as a life-sized Torosaurus nears the stands

Ten years after the first broadcast of the BBC's 'documentary' Walking with Dinosaurs, a group of Australian enthusiasts began to assemble a live show, using contacts from such animatronics masters as the creature shop to create fifteen, fully automated dinosaurs, eleven of which are separate species. Included are the dinosaurs Tyrannosaurus, Plateosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Allosaurus, Ankylosaurus, Torosaurus, Utahraptor, Stegosaurus and Liliensternus. Also featured is one species of Pterosaur; Ornithocheirus. The original creator of the series, Tim Haines, whilst initially sceptical towards the success of the show, has now offered his full endorsement, proclaiming the show as one to "exceed your expectations". The show, which has toured across the USA and Canada, is set to arrive in the United Kingdom in late June, following a demonstration at the O2 arena, aided by the appearance of an enormous female Tyrannosaurus, preceded by its already formidable two – meter offspring. This was deemed to be a great success, and was attended by many schoolchildren, all of whom seemed enthralled by the grandeur and size of the models. The show is set to continue its tour in the European Union, and is expected to pass trough the majority of EU countries.

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