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.

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

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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]

Dinosaur.

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.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 11/14/2014]

Dinosaur.

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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