Extension for dinosaur exhibition

THE ''Dinosaurs Alive!'' exhibition has been extended by two months due to overwhelming public response to the display at the Hong Kong Science Museum, Since last November, over 220,000 people have visited the show, which will now be open until May 8.

Wednesday, 23 February, 1994, 12:00am

Record crowds chase after the 'dinosaurs'

DINOSAURS proved the biggest draw among last year's many Urban Council museum attractions.

There was an increase of nearly 50,000 visitors to the council's museums last year, taking the total number of visitors to 2.06 million.

25 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Dead 65 million years, but 'Alive!' now

THE intriguing secrets and mysterious extinction of dinosaurs are the subjects of an exhibition currently running at the Science Museum.

''Through life-like robotic dinosaurs, multi-media shows, computer games and hands-on exhibits, 'Dinosaurs Alive!' will recapture the life and times these gigantic prehistoric creatures,'' Urban Council Vice-chairman Mr Lo King-man said.

26 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Dinosaurs alive in HK

A TOTAL of eight large and highly realistic robotic dinosaurs are coming to Hong Kong on loan from the Australian National Science and Technology Centre.

They will be the centrepiece of the ''Dinosaurs Alive!'' exhibition to be staged at the Hong Kong Science Museum.

27 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Robotic dinosaurs debut in Macau

ANOTHER Ice Age may come and go before dinosaur-mania subsides, especially now 20 of the pre-historic species are roaring and clawing at one another in Macau.

The huge robotic replicas were switched on yesterday, marking the start of Southeast Asia's biggest exhibition of dinosaurs.

Every part of the scaly robots move - their eyes wander and tales wiggle.

23 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Jurassic Park plan hatched from Guangdong nest egg

WITH the film Jurassic Park set to take the territory by storm when it opens this week, some scientists are hoping to turn Hollywood fantasy into reality by recreating dinosaurs from fossilised remains found in the world's unlikely new hot spot for the extinct creatures - Guangdong.

25 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Stock in monster demand as investors herald Jurassic era

COULD this be the year that dinosaurs put the bite on the pizza-loving Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Investors are gambling that Steven Spielberg's new movie, Jurassic Park, will suddenly cause children to turn their attention to Stegosaurus and his cold-blooded partner Tyrannosaurus, tossing Leonardo and his turtle sidekicks into the toy box with the Cabbage Patch Dolls and Teddy Ruxpin.

9 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Meritus plays with a pre-historic theme

A NEW range of soft toys aimed at fashion-conscious youngsters is set to turn the traditional image of dinosaurs as fierce monsters on its head.

''Darlin' Dinos'', as the name suggests, are the first kind of feminine dinosaur toys to be launched, and they are expected to hit the shelves in Hongkong, China and US stores soon, complete with long hair and lipstick.

4 Jan 1993 - 12:00am