Baby dinosaurs "hatch" at L.A. Zoo exhibit

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Baby dinosaurs were hatched at the Los Angeles Zoo as part of an animatronic exhibit that looks at connections between the prehistoric beasts and modern creatures. (KABC)

The dinosaurs stampeded across Earth some 65 million years ago. Now they are roaring back to life at the Los Angeles Zoo.

The Griffith Park zoo on Friday held a "hatching" of some baby dinosaurs to accompany its animatronic exhibit called "Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo."

The exhibit features 17 animatronic dinosaurs and includes chances for a #SelfieSaurus and a fossil dig. It includes discussion of connections between the prehistoric beasts and modern-day animals at the zoo.

The Zoo's website also features an online Dinosaur Name Generator.

Additional 3D material is also available through a Zoo smartphone app available for free.

The exhibit runs through Oct. 31. Tickets are $5, separate from zoo admission.
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