Ankylosaur Fossil Remains So Well Preserved It looks like a Statue!

The Ankylosaurus has been compared to a military tank.  Some 65 million years ago this big, plodding creature covered from head to toe in impenetrable armor was furnished with offensive weapons that could cripple even the most ferocious predator.  Ankylosaur is a genus for a large group of plated, armadillo-like herbivores.  The Ankylosaurus is the […]

It was a Fantastic “Dino Fest” Weekend!

This was my first “Dino Fest” and my first major event!  There were 11,997 guests for “Dino Fest” weekend at the Natural History Museum Los Angeles County. You prepare for the event.  You make lists – water base paint, paint pumps, trays, sponges, smocks, wet wipes and oh yes Angie the Dinosaur!  You think you […]

Where Do Metal Dinosaurs Come From? Well, Gilbert Ramos for one!

Gilbert Ramos is responsible for 5 of the 8 Metal Dinosaurs in the Park (Now 6 of 9 with Angie’s arrival).  Gilbert moved his store location to Rancho Cucamonga from Woodland Hills a few months ago.  With all the excitement around Augustynolophus becoming the State of California’s Official Dinosaur, it seemed sensible for this to […]

Back to School at the Park!

We hope You are all enjoying being Back at School – sharing your summer vacations with friends, making new friends, having new great teachers and just the excitement of activities with a new school year!  At School of Art, History, Language, Time Travel and other Sciences – the Learning Never Stops.  As you can […]

Dinosaur Spotted in the E.P. Foster Library

Kevin, a T-Rex hatchling was at the E.P. Foster Library Wednesday afternoon on August 9th.  Kevin joined me for reading some Dinosaur Tales and discussion of Dinosaur Facts with the youngsters and their big kid parents.  We started by going around the room asking everyone which was their favorite Dinosaur.  No surprise Tyrannosaurus Rex received […]

Meet Alan Sam a Metal Sculpture Artist in Zimbabwe!

Alan Sam was also fascinated by Dinosaurs at a young age.  He has been making Metal Dinosaurs for 3 years.  He learned to weld 10 years ago under the tutelage of Ray Chisadza – one of the best welders in the land.  Alan started with Birds, Giraffes, Tortoise then life sized Dinosaurs!  Alan is part […]