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  1. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    Not actually true; at the time the book was written, the idea that Velociraptor and Deinonychus were congeneric was in vogue and as such the name was *intended* to be the accurate choice.
     
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    My bad then. It’s been a while since I read the book. Also, it is nothing like the movie.
    Just as a starter:
    • Wu dies
    • Hammond dies
    • Genarro does not die
    • An extra character takes the role of the toilet dinner for Rexy
    • Malcom dies. Malcom!
     
  3. Hipporex

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    Not to mention, a baby, A BABY, is one of the first ones eaten. And also the book is a lot more violent. For example: Nedry literally feels his own intestines in his hands as the Dilophosaurus begins to cut him open.
     
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    Yeah. The baby was super disturbing.
     
  5. SpinyLiving

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    Thank you, O mighty Hipporex. Your knowledge will serve this thread well.
     
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  6. Hipporex

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    No problem. Happy to help.
     
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  7. Jack Dragonfly

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    If its Jurassic Park, I'd limit the species available to what's on InGen's list, The list varies in the continuities. So I've compiled my own "Combined" list from Film, Novel, and Game continuities

    Carnivores - Tyrannosaurus, Spinosaurus, Allosaurus, Suchomimus, Metriacanthosaurus, Albertosaurus, Baryonyx, Ceratosaurus, Carnotaurus, Velociraptor, Dilophosaurus, Herrerasaurus, Troodon, Compsognathus, Proceratosaurus, Segisaurus

    Herbivores - Brachiosaurus, Apatosaurus, Mamenchisaurus, Dreadnoughtus, Mussaurus, Gallimimus, Stygimoloch, Pachycephalosaurus, Dryosaurus, Lesothosaurus, Microceratus, Triceratops, Sinoceratops, Styracosaurus, Pachyrhinosaurus, Nasutoceratops, Parasaurolophus, Iguanodon, Corythosaurus, Edmontosaurus, Maiasaura, Stegosaurus, Euoplocephalus, Ankylosaurus, Peloroplites, Therizinosaurus

    Other - Plesiosaurus, Deinosuchus, Mosasaurus, Pteranodon, Cearadactylus, Dimorphodon
     
  8. SpinyLiving

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    If we are including Troodon, why not Tylosaurus?
     
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    Sorry forgot that one.
     
  10. Hipporex

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    Before I start I wanna say two things: 1) I hope I don't come off as patronizing and 2) despite my correcting of the scientific inaccuracies in the franchise, I do truly enjoy the Jurassic Park/World franchise.

    1) The Raptor Pit in the first film was meant to be used as a temporary holding pen. The "Velociraptor" originally had a large paddock on the island like any other animal, however the Big One had the pride attack the fences when the feeders came. While their paddock was being reinforced, this was their temporary enclosure.
    2) Utahraptor was actually while the first film was being filmed so their is no way the filmmakers could have know about it in advance. It's also worth noting that the in-universe "Velociraptor" are actually smaller than Utahraptor (they measure between 10 and 16 feet (3 to 5 m) long, depending on the incarnation, versus 18 to 23 feet (5.4 to 7 m) long).
    3) Don't let the films fool you. Dromaeosaurids (aka raptors) were smart, but no nearly as smart as they're depicted. We don't really think that dromaeosaurs were "smarter than dolphins, smarter than primates" as Alan Grant claims in Jurassic Park III. They had modestly large brains but those brains were nowhere near as elaborate as the brains of mammals or even most modern birds. If relative brain size is any measure of intelligence, dromaeosaurs were just a little smarter than typical non-avian dinosaurs. Not geniuses by mammalian standards.
    4) I too am extremely excited for Prehistoric Kingdom. Unfortunately I probably won't be able to play it here at college.
     
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  11. Hipporex

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    I too have created a list of animals. Note this list includes every animal which InGen (or Dr. Wu when he was working privately) had ever gotten their hands on. Not every animal was cloned though. If you need clarification about my source then I'll be happy to explain. This is only for the film universe canon. A question mark (?) indicated that we know about the species from a "soft canon" website or video game that is suppose to take place in the movie universe. I hope this helps.
    1. Allosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    2. Ankylosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    3. Apatosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    4. Baryonyx (has appeared live in movies)
    5. Brachiosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    6. Carnotaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    7. Ceratosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    8. Coelurus? (according to DPG website)
    9. Compsognathus triassicus (has appeared live in movies) *
    10. Corythosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    11. Deinonychus? (according to DPG website)
    12. Deinosuchus (part of Inominus's DNA)
    13. Dilophosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    14. Dimorphodon (has appeared live in movies)
    15. Dreadnoughtus (DNA appeared in briefcase in JW:FK)
    16. Edmontosaurus (skull appeared in rex's nest in JP2)
    17. Euoplocephalus? (according to DPG website)
    18. Gallimimus (has appeared live in movies)
    19. Giganotosaurus? (part of Inominus's DNA)
    20. Herrerasaurus (appeared on map of JP)
    21. Homo sapiens (aka Maisie) (has appeared live in movies)
    22. Indominus rex (has appeared live in movies)
    23. Indoraptor (has appeared live in movies)
    24. Lesothosaurus? (according to DPG website)
    25. Maiasaura (according to guide in JP2)
    26. Majungasaurus? (part of Inominus's DNA)
    27. Mamenchisaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    28. Metriacanthosaurus (DNA appeared in embryo chamber in JP)
    29. Microceratus? (according to JW website)
    30. Mosasaurus maximus (has appeared live in movies) *
    31. Nasutoceratops (has appeared live in movies)
    32. Pachycephalosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    33. Pachyrhinosaurus? (according to DPG website)
    34. Parasaurolophus (has appeared live in movies)
    35. Peloroplites (skeleton appeared being covered by lava in JW:FK)
    36. Proceratosaurus (DNA appeared in embryo chamber in JP)
    37. Pteranodon (has appeared live in movies)
    38. Pycnonemosaurus (part of Inominus's DNA)
    39. Quilmesaurus (part of Inominus's DNA)
    40. Rugops (part of Inominus's DNA)
    41. Segisaurus (according to JP map)
    42. Sinoceratops (has appeared live in movies)
    43. Spinosaurus aegyptiacus (has appeared live in movies)
    44. Stegosaurus (has appeared live in movies)
    45. Stygimoloch (has appeared live in movies)
    46. Styracosaurus? (according to DPG website)
    47. Suchomimus (according to JW website)
    48. Teratophoneus (carcass appeared by bunker in JW:FK)
    49. Therizinosaurus? (part of Indominus's DNA)
    50. Triceratops (has appeared live in movies)
    51. Troodon pectinodon? (when Jurassic Park the Game is considered canon) *
    52. Tylosaurus? (when Jurassic Park the Game is considered canon)
    53. Tyrannosaurus rex (has appeared live in movies)
    54. Velociraptor mongoliensis (has appeared live in movies)
    55. Viavenator (part of Inominus's DNA)
    * I'm aware Compsognathus triassiacus doesn't actually exist but in the JP-universe a paleontologist referred to a specimen as such meaning that in the JP-universe, this is a legitimate species. Same thing with Mosasaurus maximus. And same thing with Troodon pectinodon; not a species in our universe, but it is apparently one in the JP-universe (at least when Jurassic Park the Game is considered canon).
     
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  12. Jack Dragonfly

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    I am excited for Prehistoric Kingdom as well, my only serious complaint is that Pachycephalosaurus is absent. Which for me feels like a required species
     
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    If I was to have complete control of the Jurassic Park business with the species made available to me on my list, I actually would have 4 parks around the world.
    Jurassic World - Isla Nublar
    Jurassic Park - San Diego, California
    Jurassic Park Europe
    Jurassic Park Japan

    In addition the Five Deaths (Isla Tacano, Isla Sorna, Isla Pena, Isla Matanceros, and Isla Muerta) along with Sanctuary Island would be reserved as sanctuaries and wild habitats for dinosaurs.
     
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