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One small step for a dinosaur - but a giant leap for Clive

Palmer Coolum Resort reveals part of its first Dinosaur.
Palmer Coolum Resort reveals part of its first Dinosaur. Cade Mooney

CLIVE Palmer's Coolum Resort was the centre of a tall tail today as the first of more than 160 dinosaurs arrived at its new home.

The Tyrannosaurus Rex was shipped from China, measuring a giant  20m in length and standing 8.5m tall with an impressive weight of  1.7 tonne.

Palmer Coolum Resort general manager Bill Schoch said T-Rex was the first of many to come.

"The biggest dinosaur park in the world has 160 animals and we hope to top that," he said.

The contraption will take a the resort's engineering team around a week to assemble. 


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