Dinosaur comes to life at Natural History Museum

Steve Peck, right, with the puppet and children

Steve Peck, right, with the puppet and children

First published in News
Last updated

OXFORD’S Museum of Natural History had some unusual visitors yesterday as prehistoric artefacts came to life.

Half-term visitors were surprised by dinosaurs that were roaming the museum – with the help of Erth Dinosaur Zoo.

But it was not the recreation of the land that time forgot.

Instead, the creatures were giant puppets made in Australia, and operated by specialist puppeteer Steve Peck.

This prehistoric beast is a carnivorous theropod known as the Australovenator, the most complete meat-eating dinosaur skeleton yet found in Australia.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree