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Life finds a way — and sometimes not.
The 24-foot-tall T-Rex replica at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience in southern Colorado caught fire Thursday due to an electrical malfunction, the park’s owners said in a Facebook post.
Pictures and video taken show huge flames coming off the gigantic fake beast, with some on social media commenting that it looked like something out of a Jurassic Park movie.
No one was hurt.
After it was all said and done, only the T-Rex’s metal skeleton remained.
“We just want to re-emphasize that this was an isolated incident and we are proud of our staff for handling this situation so well. We hope to have a new T-Rex as soon as possible!” the park’s owners said. “All in all, this happened very quickly and we are a little shaken but we are operating business as mostly usual — the big ropes course is closed but the smaller course for younger kids is open, as well as the Wild Walk and museum tours.”
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