Watch Elephants Try To Befriend Animatronic Dinosaurs at Zoo

September 20, 2018

By Meredith Ganzman

Check out this gentle giant greeting another even larger and much older zoo inhabitant.

Elephants, Permai and Tricia, took a stroll around the Perth Zoo exhibit, Zoorassic Park, and met with all the prehistoric animals.


We couldn’t bring back the dinosaurs without having Permai and Tricia greeting their old friends first! Zoorassic Park opens at Perth Zoo from this weekend.

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The two went trunk to teeth with some of the animatronic installations.

The exhibit is all a part of celebrating the Australia zoo’s 120th anniversary. Lawmakers say these dinosaurs should remind visitors to protect the animals we have today from a similar extinction.