What's more controversial about Jurassic World?
The Indominus Rex/Hybrid Dinosaur
Chris Pratt's Velociraptor Army

Get on the Inside with Innards!
YouTube Podcast Videos
All Podcasts are now uploaded to YouTube. You can download them Here in mp3. (Bottom of Page) Want to sit back, relax and listen to them all without clicking play more than once? Check out the playlist on YouTube. Be sure … Continue reading
Jurassic Park Encyclopedia Updates & More!
The Jurassic Park Encyclopedia and Jurassic Innards are now running on WordPress 4.1. New entries in the Jurassic Park Encyclopedia (Recent Entries on the right under Categories) will now show up on the JPLegacy Facebook and Twitter. Like, Follow, Share, … Continue reading
Jurassic World Film: About Page
JPLegacy now has an ‘About’ page for the Jurassic World film. You can view the trailer in 1080p HD if you use the gear icon in the YouTube player. There is a list of all of the known actors and … Continue reading

Social Networking

Be sure to check us out on on social networking sites such as DeviantArt, Facebook, and even follow us on Twitter!

Sign the Petition!


Jurassic Park Legacy - Trike Encounter
Islands Of Adventure: Jurassic Park Island

Triceratops Encounter

Opened: March 1999
Closed: 2002/2003
Type: Interactive Exhibition
Show Time: About 20 Minutes

For the first time ever humans can pet a "living" dinosaur. At the feed and control stations, trainers will teach guests the family history of the resident 24 foot long, 10 foot high Triceratops. The trainers will explain everything from the creature's emotional state to her feeding habits. Incorporating state-of-the-art principals of hydraulic physics, mechanics and space-age robotics, this exhibit contains the most advanced animatronic animals ever created. The creature's responses to touch include realistic blinks and muscle flinches.

Also, while waiting in line, you can view various props from Jurassic Park such as the vehicles, night-vision goggles, and so forth. You also can view feeding schedules of the animals in the park. This part of the attraction was the "JP: Animal Control" and served the role of an atmosphere setter in order to get you excited about your experience with the Triceratops.

Some would have doubts about this attraction, but those who have experienced the ride have said that doubts will quickly vanish. Originally, there were approximately three Triceratops in this experience, each with their own trainer. As to which Triceratops you saw was all decided by the crowd managers, but mostly it's believed that they were all the same.

Each Triceratops weighed approximately 25,000 pounds, which makes them weigh more than two elephants combined!

The Problems with the Trikes

Unfortunately, the ride closed and only a Triceratops skeleton with a description of the animal now blocks the path. The Triceratops Encounter is believed to have been closed due to the fact that many people were not getting a chance to pet the Triceratops. Park employees and actors claim stated that the Triceratops just got too big to be pet by visitors. Fortunately, it is possible to request to Universal to re-open this ride, likely with a re-vamped idea; they do like to hear suggestions and helpful comments from their visitors.


Owen Grady (S/F)
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Owen?s Bungalow ? Isla Nublar (S/F)
Wayne Knight
Claire Dearing (S/F)

With your generous donation you can help keep JPLegacy alive and well with serving the community! Simply enter any amount you wish to donate. We thank you for your support!


Want to be an affiliate? E-mail us and let us know and add this button, linking to us on your site!

© 2003 - 2015 Jurassic Park Legacy
Layout, Design, & Code © "Tyrannosaur"
JPL Logo Design © James Pero
Research of this Site © JP Legacy Staff
"Jurassic Park", "The Lost World", "Jurassic Park ///", "Jurassic World"™
© Universal Studios, Legendary Pictures, and Amblin Entertainment
We are by no way selling anything or admitting to any involvement
with Universal Studios, Legendary Pictures, and Amblin Entertainment.