Inside The Smithsonian’s Newly-Renovated Dinosaur Hall | TODAY

Inside The Smithsonian’s Newly-Renovated Dinosaur Hall | TODAY


MUSEUM” BUT A DIFFERENT MOVIE INSPIRED A WHOLE NEW GENERATION INSPIRED A WHOLE NEW GENERATION OF DINOSAUR HUNTERS. OF DINOSAUR HUNTERS.>>WE DON’T MOVE.>>WE DON’T MOVE.>>Reporter: IT WAS “JURASSIC>>Reporter: IT WAS “JURASSIC PARK” THAT SCARED US A ALL TO PARK” THAT SCARED US A ALL TO DEATH AND IGNITE ADD PUBLIC LOVE DEATH AND IGNITE ADD PUBLIC LOVE AFFAIR WITH ALL THINGS DINOSAUR. AFFAIR WITH ALL THINGS DINOSAUR.>>GO FASTER.>>GO FASTER.>>THEY JUST LOOK COOL.>>THEY JUST LOOK COOL.>>THEY’RE OLD.>>THEY’RE OLD.>>I LIKE THE MEAT EATERS.>>I LIKE THE MEAT EATERS.>>Reporter: NOW, THEY’RE BACK,>>Reporter: NOW, THEY’RE BACK, AND MORE REAL THAN EVER. AND MORE REAL THAN EVER. TAKING CENTER STAGE AT THE TAKING CENTER STAGE AT THE SMITHSONIAN’S NEW DINOSAUR HALL SMITHSONIAN’S NEW DINOSAUR HALL T-REX. T-REX. BUT HE’S NOT JUST STRIKING A BUT HE’S NOT JUST STRIKING A POSE. POSE.>>WHAT WE’VE DONE IS WE’VE>>WHAT WE’VE DONE IS WE’VE POSED IT, DISMANTLING A DEAD POSED IT, DISMANTLING A DEAD TRICERATOPS. TRICERATOPS.>>Reporter: TAKING A BITE OUT>>Reporter: TAKING A BITE OUT OF ONE. OF ONE.>>>IN FACT, DECAPITATING IT, IF>>>IN FACT, DECAPITATING IT, IF YOU LOOK CLOSELY. YOU LOOK CLOSELY.>>Reporter: THIS PALEONTOLOGIST>>Reporter: THIS PALEONTOLOGIST LIVED AND LOVED DINOSAURS SINCE LIVED AND LOVED DINOSAURS SINCE HE WAS A KID. HE WAS A KID. WHAT IS IT ABOUT IT REX THAT WHAT IS IT ABOUT IT REX THAT CAPTURED OUR IMAGINATION FOR SO CAPTURED OUR IMAGINATION FOR SO LONG? LONG?>>I MEAN, LOOK AT THIS THING.>>I MEAN, LOOK AT THIS THING. RIGHT? RIGHT? A 5-FOOT HEAD, 6-INCH TEETH. A 5-FOOT HEAD, 6-INCH TEETH. ONE OF THE LARGEST CARNIVORE ONE OF THE LARGEST CARNIVORE THAT EVER LIVED. THAT EVER LIVED. HOME IS THE UNITED STATES. HOME IS THE UNITED STATES. WE FEEL LIKE WE’RE THE WE FEEL LIKE WE’RE THE AMBASSADOR. AMBASSADOR.>>Reporter: FOR FIVE YEARS>>Reporter: FOR FIVE YEARS DINOSAUR LOVERS HAVE BEEN DINOSAUR LOVERS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS SMITH SEWNSONIA WAITING FOR THIS SMITH SEWNSONIA MUSEUM SEW REOPEN. MUSEUM SEW REOPEN. THE 110 MILLION DOLLAR THE 110 MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION BEGAN IN 2014 AND THE RENOVATION BEGAN IN 2014 AND THE LAST FEW WEEKS AROUND THE CLOCK LAST FEW WEEKS AROUND THE CLOCK EFFORT. EFFORT.>>GOT TO BE MORE CAREFUL AROUND>>GOT TO BE MORE CAREFUL AROUND ALL THE EXHIBITS. ALL THE EXHIBITS. THEY’RE OLD. THEY’RE OLD.>>Reporter: NOW SET TO REOPEN>>Reporter: NOW SET TO REOPEN AS THE HALL OF DEEP TIME. AS THE HALL OF DEEP TIME. MORE EXHIBITS, MORE FOSSILS AND MORE EXHIBITS, MORE FOSSILS AND MORE INTERACTIVE. MORE INTERACTIVE.>>WE’VE REALLY TRIED TO BRING>>WE’VE REALLY TRIED TO BRING THESE ANIMALS TO LIFE, AND SO THESE ANIMALS TO LIFE, AND SO EVERY SINGLE THING IN THIS HALL EVERY SINGLE THING IN THIS HALL IS DOING SOMETHING IT MIGHT HAVE IS DOING SOMETHING IT MIGHT HAVE DONE WHEN IT WAS AS LIVE OR WHAT DONE WHEN IT WAS AS LIVE OR WHAT WE THINK IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN WE THINK IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN DOING. DOING.>>Reporter: ALLOSAURUS GUARDING>>Reporter: ALLOSAURUS GUARDING PRECIOUS EGGS. PRECIOUS EGGS. THE SIZE OF AN ELEPHANT HERE AND THE SIZE OF AN ELEPHANT HERE AND THE EXCAVATION WORK CONTINUES THE EXCAVATION WORK CONTINUES REALTIME HERE IN THE FOSSIL REALTIME HERE IN THE FOSSIL LAND. LAND. ALSO IN THE EXHIBIT. ALSO IN THE EXHIBIT.>>209 MILLION-YEAR-OLD REPTILE>>209 MILLION-YEAR-OLD REPTILE TEETH. TEETH. THAT YOU’RE LOOKING AT FOR THE THAT YOU’RE LOOKING AT FOR THE FIRST TIME. FIRST TIME.>>Reporter: A STAGGERING 20 NEW>>Reporter: A STAGGERING 20 NEW DINOSAURS ARE DISCOVERED EACH DINOSAURS ARE DISCOVERED EACH YEAR. YEAR.>>OUR PLANET WRITES ITS HISTORY>>OUR PLANET WRITES ITS HISTORY AND FOSSILS AND STONE. AND FOSSILS AND STONE. WE CAN GO BACK AND READ THE WE CAN GO BACK AND READ THE HISTORY LOOKING AT THE FOSSILS HISTORY LOOKING AT THE FOSSILS AND ANALYZING THE ROCKS. AND ANALYZING THE ROCKS.>>Reporter: DINOSAURS ROAMED>>Reporter: DINOSAURS ROAMED THE PLANET 165 MILLION YEARS. THE PLANET 165 MILLION YEARS.>>SO EXCITED ABOUT THE>>SO EXCITED ABOUT THE DINOSAURS.

Randy Schultz

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2 thoughts on “Inside The Smithsonian’s Newly-Renovated Dinosaur Hall | TODAY

  1. Martin Fernandez says:

    I cannot say with words how excited I am for this hall. I remember reading about this when they closed it 5 years ago. Thinking "I can't wait 5 years!" But here it is.

  2. 신동희 says:

    처음에 쥬라기 공원 장면 무엇?

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