Battle of the dinosaurs – and why kids love them

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Is your child obsessed with dinosaurs? They’re dangerous creatures that have been extinct for more than 65 million years – what’s not to love?

Children have vivid imaginations that are instantly captivated by the idea of a far-off prehistoric life with an array of creatures who wouldn’t have cut it as house pets. It’s a world that grabs kids’ attention and encourages them to read and research something new.

Granted, the concept of dinosaurs is not only for kids. It has become even more popular with adults thanks to the Jurassic Park movies. Now the question remains: which dinosaur would win in a battle? Check out the stats below (available on the YOU Dinosaur trump cards) and decide which of these colossal creatures would win in a fight.

Tyrannosaurus Rex             VS.            Spinosaurus

  • Length: 12m                                    Length: 17m              
  • Height: 4m                                      Height: 7m
  • Speed: 20km/h                                Speed: 40km/h
  • Weight: 7 000kg                              Weight: 20 000kg
  • Killer instinct: 10                              Killer instinct: 9

Which dino is the true king of the beasts? Get all the facts in the YOU Dinosaurs magazine, back by popular demand. It’s packed with all things dino-related – plus we’ve added a deck of dinosaur trump cards to continue the fun. Kids challenge their friends to see whose dinosaur is the fastest, longest, tallest, heaviest and most dangerous and try to be the first to win all the cards or four of the Star cards.

Get your copy in-store now or buy your copy online at youstore.co.za – or email shop@you.co.za.

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