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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Here's what happened when a T-rex came to our offices

Posted By on Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 12:58 PM

click to enlarge The Designosaur picks up a copy of MT in the newsroom Thursday. - PHOTO BY DUSTIN BLITCHOK
  • Photo by Dustin Blitchok
  • The Designosaur picks up a copy of MT in the newsroom Thursday.
It's not often you see a Tyrannosaurus rex walking down the streets of Detroit, so when we stumbled upon video of one, we immediately invited it to our office.
click to enlarge PHOTO BY DUSTIN BLITCHOK
  • Photo by Dustin Blitchok

The T-rex — officially known as the Designosaur — showed up ready to dance, confuse, and amaze on Thursday.  The arrival of a dinosaur startled writer Michael Jackman in the newsroom, but got no reaction at all from our seen-it-all FedEx deliveryman. 


Designosaur handler Kim Gusway said the idea began "because it's awesome," but also as a means of raising funds for Wayne State's graphic design program. C'mon, if a giant T-Rex asked you for a couple bucks, would you say no?

click to enlarge PHOTO BY DUSTIN BLITCHOK
  • Photo by Dustin Blitchok

Check out the video of the visit below and be sure to follow @detroitdino on Twitter and Instagram and on Facebook as Detroit Designosaur to see where it's headed next. 

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