How Jurassic Park's VFX Team Brought Those Spitting Dinos To Life

The original Jurassic Park came out 20 years ago. While the VFX industry has shifted more towards computer-generated effects since its release, it's still awesome to see how some of the film's practical effects were realised.

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While the spitting Dilophosaurus wasn't exactly the star of the movie, listening to Rick Galinson explain how it was engineered and perfected for its on-screen performance is utterly fascinating. The biggest surprise? The scariest part of the robot dinosaur wasn't the paintball gun poison firing mechanism, but its creepy super-articulated tongue, which was clearly robbed of a best supporting actor nod at that year's Oscars.

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