STL Science Center

STL Science Center

20 January 2011

Popular Culture and the Gallimimus

Jurassic Park helped to put Gallimimus in our faces but what other parts of pop culture has this docile looking omnivore pervaded? For starters, custom toy making fans of the old cartoon Dino-Riders have fit a harness onto a Gallimimus and made their own toy, how's that for invading pop culture? Our guy is on the left hand side. There are also game references, such as Zoo Tycoon and the Jurassic Park games, of course, as well as Spore:

In addition, there's also art work,but we could go on forever looking at the artwork. There are also the numerous mentions of the animal in literature, fiction and non-fiction alike.

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