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Classic in the Jurassic: Air, Water and Land/desert Day and Night

CLASSIC IN THE JURASSIC: AIR, WATER & LAND At the 'Classic in the Jurassic,' today's "Air, Water and Land" contest is a three-part competition pitting teams consisting of a pterosaur and a crocodile from each Time Period against one another. The competition's three "legs" are flying, swimming and a lap around a track. Team Cretaceous pulls ahead until the wild card of the race is revealed: Team Triassic's croc Effie Effegia who shocks the crowd when she sprints on two legs and wins the race! Educational Objective: Effigia was a 6-foot-long close relative of modern crocodiles living in the Late Triassic. It had a beak but no teeth, thus its diet has been questioned. Unlike later crocodiles, effigia , much like ornithomimids, moved on its hind legs and was likely a fast runner. DESERT DAY & NIGHT The Pteranodon kids think that the desert must be hot all the time, but learn from Mr. Pteranodon that there might be more variety in the desert then they imagined. Upon disembarking from the Di

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