DinoPark Ostrava - Parasaurolophus
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DinoPark Ostrava - Parasaurolophus

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Parasaurolofus se obyčejně pohyboval na všech čtyřech končetinách. V případě potřeby se však dokázal vztyčit na zadní končetiny – například při běhu. Parasaurolophus žil v četných stádech. Živil se hlavně rostlinnou potravou, kterou našel. Kostěný hřeben tohoto dinosaura byl až 180 cm dlouhý, připomínal trubici a směřoval dozadu. Samice mívali kostěný hřeben o mnoho kratší než samci. Parasaurolophus byl asi 9 metrů dlouhý a vážil až 3 tuny.

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Nearby images in Czech Republic


A: DinoPark Ostrava

by Richard Toman, 50 meters away

DinoPark Ostrava

B: Dinopark Ostrava 3

by Richard Toman, 60 meters away

Dinopark Ostrava 3

C: DinoPark Ostrava - Dětský koutek

by Richard Toman, 70 meters away

DinoPark Ostrava - Dětský koutek

D: Dino Park Ostrava ( Doubrava )

by Richard Toman, 140 meters away

Dino Park Ostrava ( Doubrava )

E: Dinopark Ostrava - Ornithomimus

by Richard Toman, 140 meters away

Dinopark Ostrava - Ornithomimus

F: Dinopark Ostrava - Pterodactylus

by Richard Toman, 210 meters away

Dinopark Ostrava - Pterodactylus

G: Dinopark Ostrava 2

by Richard Toman, 220 meters away

Dinopark Ostrava 2

H: Dinopark Ostrava - Deinonychus

by Richard Toman, 220 meters away

Dinopark Ostrava - Deinonychus

I: Dinopark Ostrava - Pterodactylus

by Richard Toman, 230 meters away

Dinopark Ostrava - Pterodactylus

J: Dinopark Ostrava - U vchodu

by Richard Toman, 290 meters away

Dinopark Ostrava - U vchodu

This panorama was taken in Czech Republic

This is an overview of Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a cool little landlocked country south of Germany and Poland, with a national addiction to pork and beer. Potatos, cabbage, and dumplings are close behind them, and they also have this great bar food called "utopenec." It means "a drowned man," it's pickled sausage with onions, perfect with some dark wheat bread and beer. The Czech bread is legendary, like a meal all by itself.

Czechoslovakia first became a sovereign state in 1918 when it declared independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The state of Czechoslovakia lasted until the "Velvet Divorce" of 1993, which created Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

It was occupied by Germany in WWII but escaped major damage, unlike most other European cities. The nation's capital, Prague, retains some of Europe's most beautiful Baroque architecture as well as one of the largest medieval castle complexes still standing. The President of the Czech Republic has his offices in the Prague Castle even today.

There was a coup d'etat in 1948 and Czechoslovakia fell under Soviet rule. For fifty years Czechoslovakia was a Socialist state under the USSR, subject to censorship, forced atheism and even the arrest of jazz musicians!

In 1989, communist police violently squashed a pro-democracy demonstration and pissed everybody off so bad that a revolution erupted over it, finally ending the Communist rule.

The next twenty years saw rapid economic growth and westernization. Today in Prague you can eat at McDonald's or KFC, shop for snowboarding boots and go see a punk rock show.

The Czech Republic took over the presidency of the European Union in January 2009. This instantly created lots of political drama because the President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, is a renowned Euroskeptic.

We anxiously await the outcome of "President Klaus vs. the Lisbon Treaty", a world heavywieght fight sceduled for spring 2009.

Text by Steve Smith.

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