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Universal Studios Has A Couple Of Roaming Velociraptors Now

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There are now Velociraptors at Universal Studios Hollywood, who will snarl and stare at guests of the park. Universal Studios Hollywood has added some new wildlife to the theme park: a couple of 750-pound Velociraptors. They're 15 feet high, 13 feet long and will be led around the park by some "highly skilled" handlers who will make sure they don't eat you, according to a release. The raptors will apparently stare guests down with their piercing gaze and will screech at you to show you that they rule the park. They can be found near the existing Jurassic Park Ride.

In the video below, it looks like these handlers are barely capable of taming these wild beasts for our amusement, but we trust them because it's not like we've ever heard any stories of dinosaurs in an amusement park going awry, right?

These dinos follow a few other recent additions, including the Fast and the Furiousride that now ends the Universal's studio tour, and the new Springfield offerings that have been added to the Simpsons ride.

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We're pretty excited for Halloween at Universal this year, which will include mazes inspired by Insidious and Crimson Peak, but also for the Harry Potter attraction that will be opening next year.

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