Today, we were in the Keikyu Department Store in Kamiooka, Yokohama, and we did some shopping and lunch. But then we found out there were some dinosaurs in the building. We had to check them out. In fact, on the floor we ate on, there was a Stegosaurus skeleton. I didn’t get a picture of it, mainly because it wasn’t easy to get a good view of it. However, we found out there were other skeletons on other floors. We went to seek them out.
Our next skeleton was Japan’s own Fukuiraptor. It was a big raptor, one I wouldn’t want to run into. My daughter is 93 cm tall, just for reference.
Then we went down another two floors and found the next dinosaur. It was a big one! And it’s from western North America. It was a Triceratops.
There was another thing to check out behind the Triceratops, the femur of an Apatosaurus.
But that’s not all! We found some dinosaur artwork on the same floor, a Triceratops bursting through the wall. My daughter was scared of it, and wouldn’t go near it.
Despite my daughter running away from the Triceratops picture, she enjoyed seeing the dinosaurs. Now she knows a new word, and I hope I have a big fan of dinosaurs. We’re moving to Alberta next year, which is one of the best places in the world to see dinosaurs. I hope she’ll love it.