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Meet Jurassic World's genetically engineered dinosaur (Massive spoilers)

The first trailer for the upcoming Jurassic World hinted at a genetically created monster, and now the movie's official site has a few more details and some teaser images. Fair warning, all of this stuff can be considered a spoiler, and a pretty big one.

Here is the official description of the new beast, called "Indominus Rex."

We set out to make Indominus the most fearsome dinosaur ever to be displayed at Jurassic World. The genetic engineers at our Hammond Creation Lab have more than delivered. At first glance, Indominus most closely resembles a T. Rex. But its distinctive head ornamentation and ultra-tough bony osteoderms can be traced from Theropods known as Abeliosaurs. Indominus’ horns have been placed above the eye orbit through genetic material hybridized from Carnotaurus, Majungasaurus, Rugops and Giganotosaurus. Fearsome indeed.

Indominus’ roar is estimated to reach 140-160db—the same as a 747 taking off and landing. And it can reach speeds of 30 mph...while confined to its enclosure. Come experience Indominus Rex for yourself beginning this summer. If you dare.

Here's a teaser image, although you don't see much.


And one more image of the dinosaur from the side, with a bit more detail.

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The Latin word "indominus" means fierce and untamable, which is a great name for something you don't want to break free and eat all your customers. The site also says the monster's teeth are constantly being replaced, like that of a shark. So she's got that going for her.

Jurassic World will be released on June 12 and is now basically a monster movie, and I'm pretty bummed about it.

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