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Behind-the-Hunt | Plant Life in Jurassic Park

As a person who has 16 different plants in her apartment, I would certainly say I was looking forward to talking to the man whom everyone working on Jurassic World VelociCoaster kept referring to as, “The Tree Guy” — Neal Diebold.  Neal, who is a registered landscape architect and an area development manager for Universal… Continue reading Behind-the-Hunt | Plant Life in Jurassic Park

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Behind-the-Hunt | Jurassic World VelociCoaster

There haven’t been many interviews over the course of my career that I needed to acquire steel-toed shoes, a hard hat, and safety goggles for. Then again there also haven’t been many that I walked the construction site of a brand-new, 1,556 meters, 70 mph roller coaster inspired by a global blockbuster phenomenon from my… Continue reading Behind-the-Hunt | Jurassic World VelociCoaster

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VIDEO: People Riding Jurassic World VelociCoaster

Promotional filming was going on today for the Jurassic World VelociCoaster at Islands of Adventure. As part of the film shoot we got our first look at real people riding the new roller coaster. See the video below for multiple angle footage of today’s runs. Since the footage they were shooting could be used in… Continue reading VIDEO: People Riding Jurassic World VelociCoaster