St. Petersburg, Florida: Dino the Dinosaur (Gone)

A cartoony dinosaur with tiny teeth, using a large bone as a cane. Originally built in 1966 as part of Sir Goony Golf. Repaired and painted olive green in the early 2000s, but torn down in Nov. 2015.

Kenneth City section of St. Petersburg, west side of 66th St. at 41st Ave. N.
Reported torn down Nov. 2015.

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Large Green Dinosaur

The large green dinosaur is gone. I stopped at the U-haul office next door and was told that I missed seeing it by about a month. The business that owned the dinosaur was sold and the building was torn down. The new owners had no use for a dinosaur, and because it was too big to move, it was dismantled and thrown away. What a shame.

[signmanjoe, 12/28/2015]


Large Green Dinosaur

Salvaged from a closed mini-golf, a dinosaur that once had mechanical moving parts is supported in its dotage by a bone for a cane. Stands next to a busy highway beneath a large billboard; it's hard to tell whether it enhances or detracts from the advertising message of Suncoast Hospice.

[ Team, 11/14/2014]


Large Green Dinosaur

In front of Florida's Brick and Paver is an old go kart park's mechanical dinosaur. There is an ant as well.

[Jean Dunk, 05/26/2011]

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