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Drivers find road blocked by a Triceratops


Posted on Sunday, 21 February, 2016 | Comment icon 8 comments

A full-size replica Triceratops had been found blocking the high street. Image Credit: PD - Wikimedia
Isle of Wight residents were left perplexed earlier this month by a dinosaur in the middle of the road.
The huge prehistoric reptile, which authorities in Godshill believed had been moved in to the road by pranksters who had stolen it from a nearby garden, ended up completely blocking off the high street.

The model's owner, Martin Simpson, runs a local shop selling prehistoric gems and fossils.


"It takes about five blokes to move the dinosaur a couple of inches, so it was definitely a concerted effort and drink was probably involved," he said of the incident.

Thankfully local authorities were eventually able to move the dinosaur back to where it belonged.

Source: Telegraph | Comments (8)

Tags: Isle of Wight, Dinosaur

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by quasar_kid on 21 February, 2016, 20:16
Hahahah, awesome!
Comment icon #2 Posted by Sundew on 21 February, 2016, 22:05
Hey, aren't there leach laws!?
Comment icon #3 Posted by ChaosRose on 22 February, 2016, 1:13
Prank of the century!
Comment icon #4 Posted by Chibadiba on 22 February, 2016, 3:08
Boss: "why are you late for work?" Employee: "there was a dinosaur in the middle of the road.."
Comment icon #5 Posted by BeastieRunner on 22 February, 2016, 19:10
Can you imagine the phone calls that one got?
Comment icon #6 Posted by WoIverine on 22 February, 2016, 19:23
That is awesome! Wonder how much it weighs.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Aardvark-DK on 25 February, 2016, 13:50
"Is this the Police, uhmm a large reptile is blocking my way...no no I have not come from the pub..."
Comment icon #8 Posted by la_paloma_blanca on 25 February, 2016, 18:58
Go home Triceratops! You're drunk!


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