It's not every day that motorists share a freeway with prehistoric flying reptiles! Two huge models of pteranodons - with wingspans of six metres - crossed Melbourne by truck yesterday, ahead of their display in the upcoming Scienceworks exhibition Explore-a-saurus.
Pteranodon on a tuck arriving at Scienceworks.Source: Museum Victoria
Moving crew wheel a Pteranodon model into the Scienceworks building.Source: Museum Victoria
Did you see this unusual cargo make its trip from Coburg to Spotswood?
Explore-a-saurus will open to the public on June 1. You can pre-purchase tickets online now.
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