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Jurassic Park not Jurassic Zoo because it's meant to be an amusement park. An amusement park has a lot of attractions, rides, merchandise sale etc. like Disney land. Here, instead of clowns and cartoon characters, we have dinosaurs, but we also have a lots of attractions and rides. A lot of these things have been shown in Jurassic Park as well as The Lost ...


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It probably comes from the distinction between 'zoos' and 'Safari parks'. Zoos are typically areas with cages in which animals are 'displayed' and the public walk around looking into the cages. So, outside, looking in. 'Safari parks' generally have differing groups of animals in a more natural habit with some freedom to roam and interact. In safari parks, ...


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The simplest answer is that the T-Rex didn't come in through the main doors, it came through the (now open to the elements) side entrance, shouldering its way through the scaffolding:


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This was explained in the novel and was planned to be explained in the film, but the scene was cut for time. Here's a summary from /Film Trivia: Why Was the Triceratops Sick in ‘Jurassic Park’? In the film we learn that the Triceratops is getting sick every six weeks or so. Dr. Ellie Sattler first believes the culprit may be the West Indian Lilac berries ...


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This was discussed at some length in an article about Tippett for Wired Magazine: Originally, Steven Spielberg’s life finds a way dinosaur amusement park movie was going to be done with stop-motion miniatures from Tippett combined in post-production with larger robotic dinosaurs created by special effects master Stan Winston. But then Muren told ...


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Michael Crichton's foreword to the Audiobook version of Jurassic Park specifically addresses this point. The island is intended to be a theme park (e.g. complete with rides and attractions), not just a zoological garden for animals. "I wrote a screenplay about cloning a pterodactyl from fossil DNA in 1983, but the story wasn’t convincing. I worked on ...


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Obviously the main thing to note is that the two films are set decades apart. The costs will have changed dramatically. Jurassic World There's a quote regarding the cost of the I-Rex™. Masrani indicates that the total amount spent on the "asset" is in the ballpark of $26M. Owen: You're going after her with non-lethals?? Masrani: We have $26 ...


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There are three components to the price. The first component would be creating an artificial egg and implanting an embryo in it. This is the science fiction portion of the process. In the original book, a new material had been developed that could mimic bird eggshell. I'm going to ballpark that each egg needed as much as 2 pounds of that material (would ...


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To figure out the cost of creating a dinosaur, you can extrapolate from real life. Good sir, we live in the future! Bio Arts, is one of a handful of companies that clones people's dogs. They charge a mere $150,000 to clone a dog. However, that process is much simpler than cloning an extinct animal. Any human IVF treatment has about a 34% rate of success, so ...


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The following is simply my opinion. I think that the main point here is to show that even if Hammond & C. keep saying that everything is under control, nothing actually is, and the reserchers did not think about all the problems that might arise bringing dinosaurs back on earth in a new (for them) ecosystem.



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