DINOSAUR fans will have the opportunity to get up close to life-sized tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops and diplodocus when the Jurassic Kingdom tour comes to Glasgow next month.

Taking place in the Botanic Gardens, the UK’s first outdoor animatronic dino-tour will feature 30 full-scale prehistoric creatures complete with teeth, swivelling eyes, swaying tails and spine-chilling sound effects.

Visitors can explore the leafy space in search of their favourite dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Triassic and Cretaceous periods.

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Activities include an excavation site where youngsters are able to get hands on as they dig to unearth a T-rex fossil.

There is also immersive virtual reality headsets packed with digital dinosaur experiences and plenty of photo ops for those all-important toothy selfies with these bygone giants.

Jurassic Kingdom takes place at the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow from August 26 until September 10, open daily, from 10am to 6pm. Tickets start from £11.50 (adults), £9.50 (children) and £38 (family).

Enter GLASGOW20 at jurassickingdom.uk for 20% off standard prices.

The Herald Magazine is offering five readers the chance to win a family ticket for four. Simply answer the following question: how many full-scale dinosaurs does Jurassic Kingdom have? A) 20 B) 30 or C) 40.

Email your answer, name and contact details to: marketing@theherald.co.uk

Terms and conditions: Closing date for entries is July 16, 2017, at 11.59pm. This competition is open to all adults over the age of 18. Winners will be chosen at random; this decision is final. Prize is one family ticket to Jurassic Kingdom Glasgow on a date of your choice. Prize is only valid for one day. This prize has no cash alternative, is non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Travel is not included.

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