PHOTOS: The Best and Weirdest Roadside Dinosaurs

The concrete and plastic dinosaurs beside America’s highways can be strange and beautiful. Tell us which one you think is the best

(Brian Switek)

Cowboy-Meets-Dino, Natural Bridge, Virginia

(Kathy Krein)
A regular favorite of Dinosaur Tracking readers is the truly strange Dinosaur Kingdom in Natural Bridge, Virginia. Suggested as a top choice for weird dinosaurs by reader Laura Wilson, this tourist trap features a peculiar southern mash-up of dinosaurs and the Civil War—Union Soldiers are chomped on and terrorized by Mesozoic monstrosities. This particular shot, sent in last year by Kathy Krein, features a rather surprised looking cowboy who looks as if he’s only just begun to realize that riding a deinonychosaur was a horrible decision.

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