Jan 29, 2019
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Picture of the Day: Jack O’Lantern Triceratops

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JACK O’LANTERN TRICERATOPS

 

Photograph by Bryan Haeffele for HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY
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Seen here is an incredible triceratops sculpture made from dozens of jack o’lanterns. These are just a handful of the over 5,000 individually hand-carved and illuminated pumpkins at this year’s Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze put on by Historic Hudson Valley.

The event takes place at Van Cortlandt Manor in Westchester County, New York. You can buy tickets to the event from now until November 3 with a final viewing from November 8 – 11. Ticket prices: Adults, $16; Children 3-17, $12 (Saturdays $20, $16), FREE for children under 3 as well as members. For more information visit the official site at: http://www.hudsonvalley.org/events/blaze

Triceratops is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsid dinosaur that lived during the late Maastrichtian stage of the Late Cretaceous Period, around 68 to 65.5 million years ago (Mya) in what is now North America. It was one of the last non-avian dinosaur genera to appear before the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event (the mass extinction of some three-quarters of plant and animals species on Earth). The term ‘Triceratops’, literally means “three-horned face”. [Source]

 

 

 

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