Andrew Lamb – Wandering Wendiceratops
A life size puppet of Wendiceratops, a new horned dinosaur will roam Maker Festival on Saturday July 9 from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Maker artist Andrew Lamb, collaborated with the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) to bring this unique dinosaur to life! Wendiceratops lived 79 million years ago, making it one of the oldest named members of the horned dinosaur family that includes Triceratops. Learn more about Wendiceratops from ROM staff who’ll accompany the puppet at Maker Festival!
Andrew lamb is a multi-disciplinary artist and puppet mechanic living in Toronto, Canada. He has been making puppets for Disney musicals and other broadway shows since 2005. His developing artistic practise usually involves site-specific installations and performances which are often not asked for. Last year he created a massive preying mantis for Maker Festival!
Wendiceratops pinhornensis was discovered by acclaimed fossil hunter Wendy Sloboda in southern Alberta in 2010. The research on Wendiceratops was completed by Dr. David Evans, Temerty Chair and Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology at the Royal Ontario Museum. A full-sized skeleton and exhibit profiling Wendiceratops is currently on display at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, and the dig uncovering it appeared in the HISTORY Channel documentary series Dino Hunt Canada.
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Twitter: @ROMPalaeo @ROMToronto
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