Unearthed in 2007 and described in 2009, Ruyangosaurus replaced Huanghetitan (found in the same location in 2006) as the largest Cretaceous sauropod yet discovered in Asia.» View More
Scene 5 - Kids Dig Site
Kids Love to Dig - Parents Love to Watch
Across the path from the Ruyangosaurus is a large kids dig site containing most of a full skeleton of a large predator. The dig site is contoured to appear as if it were found in the park at Kings Island. Guests are encouraged to uncover the skeleton, which is covered in sand.
A vulnerable young Apatosaurus had to be watchful before it found itself as “lunch” for predators like Allosaurus.» View More
Gliding silently above the water Angustinaripterus, a member of the flying reptile family of pterosaurs, kept a wary eye on the rippling surface below for that flash of silver that represented a school of prehistoric fish.» View More
Appearing 20 million years before its better known North American cousin, Huayangosaurus is one of the smallest stegosaurids found to date.» View More
Although its teeth were sharp and plentiful, they were not large so Yangchuanosaurus was unable to inflict the kill through its bite alone. Yangchuanosaurus likely also used the massive claws on its hindlimbs to slash and tear.» View More
The dig site is contoured to appear as if it were found in the park at Kings Island. Guests are encouraged to uncover the skeleton, which is covered in sand.» View More
Kings Island is closed through August 25
The park will re-open for weekend operation on Friday, August 26 from 5-10 p.m.