Alejandra Caldera, who visits the Lagunera region from Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, goes with her six-year-old son Daniel to the dinosaur exhibit that the Desert Museum and the government of the state of Coahuila temporarily installed in Cerro de las Ecological Park. Noas.
The boy’s face shows emotion after being photographed with the robots owned by the Saltillo Desert Museum. LDinosaurs are the subject of Daniel’s interest, who share to own a large collection of figures about these prehistoric creatures.
“I love dinosaurs because I have never seen any in my life, they are so big! I was very excited and I liked the carnotaur more. I have a collection of dinosaurs, I have many. Where should I go I’re asking for dinosaurs”.
The four robots installed on the last level of the Cerro de las Noas Ecological Park correspond to saber-toothed tigers (a species from the ice age), carnotaurus, diplodocus and dilophosaurus. Each robot is accompanied by the skeleton of the species. This is a traveling project that the Desert Museum started 15 years ago, with the aim of bringing Coahuila’s paleontological wealth to every corner of the state and beyond.
In a telephone interview, José Manuel Padilla Gutiérrez, director of the Collections of the Museum of the Desert, said that the root of this itinerant exhibition lies in research projects carried out in Coahuila’s territory.
“These dinosaurs are Mesozoic reptiles that lived in northern Mexico that are the end result of the research conducted by the Desert Museum, which leads to the spread of culture, knowledge to all children and the general public through these exhibits.”
The dinosaur exhibit will be available until next Sunday, November 28, after which they will likely travel to León, Guanajuato. Access to the park is free, You only need to pay for the transport of the cable car which has a price of 30 pesos in general and 15 pesos children from 2 to 14 years, students and seniors with INAPAM identification, on schedule all week from 11:00 to 22:00.
For her part, Verónica Soto, director of Torreón’s cable car, said that on Monday, the day of the park’s inauguration, there was an influx of 2,800 visitors and that she expects to close the month of November with around 30,000.