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Re: Disney's RoboRaptor 9 Foot Tall Toy



On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Michael Barton wrote:
> Question: so what is the extent of the fossil record on flower carts,
> I have yet to hear of those finds... :)

That's inferred from um wheeled tracks and pollen...
 
> "Richard W. Travsky" <rtravsky@uwyo.edu> wrote:Disney's web site is supposed 
> to have more info but a cursory search
> didn't show it. 
> 
> You should follow this link if only to see the picture of the thing...
> 
> http://www.time.com/time/2003/inventions/invdinosaur.html
> 
> It took 21st century technology to create what nature had by the Triassic
> period: a free-range dinosaur. Built by Walt Disney Imagineering, this
> friendly fellow goes by the name Lucky. He's 9 ft. tall, and unlike his
> animatronic ancestors (which date to the singing birds and flowers in
> Disneyland's Enchanted Tiki Room that opened in 1963), Lucky wanders on
> his own, untethered by any wires and cables. He can laugh, sneeze, smile,
> yell and sign autographs, and once in a while, he gets the hiccups.
> What's his secret? His brain resides not in that cute little head of his
> but in the flower cart he's pulling behind him.
> 
> Availability: Currently being play-tested 
> 
> (play tested? with something like this big I have to wonder what that
> entails...)
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> Michael D. Barton 
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