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Field Station: Dinosaurs

Justin Mok, on the shoulders of his cousin,

Justin Mok, on the shoulders of his cousin, Jonathan Young, tries to touch a T-Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012) Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Field Station: Dinosaurs in New Jersey is home to 31 dinos -- some friendly-looking, others not so much -- set into the trees and atop the boulders along a three-quarter-mile, packed-gravel trail.

Davian Arroyo, 6, of Bloomfield, N.J., greets a
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Davian Arroyo, 6, of Bloomfield, N.J., greets a Dilophsaurus at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

A Hadrosaurus looks upon visitors to Field Station:
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A Hadrosaurus looks upon visitors to Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

An apatosaurus display at Field Station, home to
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An apatosaurus display at Field Station, home to 31 life-sized dinosasurs. (May 25, 2012)

Signs help navigate the various areas within the
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Signs help navigate the various areas within the Field Station: Dinosaurs park. (May 26, 2012)

The trail through the 31 dinosaur exhibits includes
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The trail through the 31 dinosaur exhibits includes reading stations at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Secaucus, N.J. (May 25, 2012)

Children watch a Tyrannosaurus T-Rex move and growl
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Children watch a Tyrannosaurus T-Rex move and growl at an interactive display at Field Station: Dinosaurs, which opened May 26, 2012.

Three-year-old twins Sarafina and Anita Rolon greet a
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Three-year-old twins Sarafina and Anita Rolon greet a giant T-Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Christoper Long, left, and his brother Andrew look
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Christoper Long, left, and his brother Andrew look at the giant T-Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Sienna Feldman, 5, from Jericho, cradles the toy
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Sienna Feldman, 5, from Jericho, cradles the toy that she just purchased in the gift shop at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

A Triceratops on the Plateau at Field Station:
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A Triceratops on the Plateau at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Children play a game while, outside, an animated
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Children play a game while, outside, an animated tyrannosaurus rex moves and growls at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Secaucus, N.J. (May 25, 2012)

Information boards tell the story of each type
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Information boards tell the story of each type of dinosaur at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Justin Mok, on the shoulders of his cousin,
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Justin Mok, on the shoulders of his cousin, Jonathan Young, tries to touch a T-Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Signs along the paths at Field Station: Dinosaurs
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Signs along the paths at Field Station: Dinosaurs tell the story of each creature. (May 26, 2012)

Children play a game in a yurt at
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Children play a game in a yurt at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Secaucus, N.J. (May 25, 2012)

The front entrance to the new Meadowlands theme
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The front entrance to the new Meadowlands theme park, Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

A pterodactyl perches on a boulder at Field
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A pterodactyl perches on a boulder at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Children have their passbooks stamped as they visit
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Children have their passbooks stamped as they visit each area within the Field Station: Dinosaurs park. (May 26, 2012)

Field Station: Dinosaurs, a new theme park in
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Field Station: Dinosaurs, a new theme park in New Jersey. (May 26, 2012)

Amelie Benson, 2, from Manhattan, visits Field Station:
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Amelie Benson, 2, from Manhattan, visits Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Evan Blanco, 7, looks over his trail map
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Evan Blanco, 7, looks over his trail map of the Field Station: Dinosaurs park. (May 26, 2012)

Children touch a Stegosaurus at Field Station: Dinosaurs.
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Children touch a Stegosaurus at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Visitors take part in a dinosaur meet and
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Visitors take part in a dinosaur meet and greet with a T-Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Kids at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)
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Kids at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

A giant T-Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May
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A giant T-Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Visitor touch a baby Hadrosaurus puppet at Field
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Visitor touch a baby Hadrosaurus puppet at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Visitors check out the Apatosaurus at Field Station:
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Visitors check out the Apatosaurus at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Visitors take part in a dinosaur meet and
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Visitors take part in a dinosaur meet and greet with a T-Rex puppet in the Amphitheater at Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

Visitors take part in a dinosaur meet and
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Visitors take part in a dinosaur meet and greet with a T-Rex puppet in the Amphitheater at the new Field Station: Dinosaurs. (May 26, 2012)

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