Rosedale, Maryland: Cateraptasaurus: Mecha-Dinosaur

Sculpted by Derek Arnold, the safety-yellow dinosaur is almost 13 feet tall and is built entirely out of old pieces of construction equipment.
8531 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD
I-695 exit 35A. Drive south on US Hwy 40/Pulaski Hwy for a quarter-mile. You'll see a high-voltage electric tower on the left; the dinosaur stands just past it.
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Cateraptasaurus is a sculpture in the shape of a dinosaur created by Derek Arnold. It stands nearly 13 feet tall and was built entirely out of old construction equipment parts. It stands at the Alban Cat dealership on Pulaski Highway in Rosedale Maryland, just outside of Baltimore.

[Mark Jonas, 10/21/2014]

Here since 2007, Cateraptasaurus is over 19 feet long and weighs six tons.

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