Jurassic surprise for the shoppers of Norwich

Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World meets Leon Molloy, five, and his dinosaur puppet at Chape

Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World meets Leon Molloy, five, and his dinosaur puppet at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Shoppers in Norwich were given a Jurassic surprise as they were greeted by one of Norwich Theatre Royal's new arrivals, Juliet the Segnosaurus.

Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World, with her handler, Danielle Stagg, right, amazes shoppers

Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World, with her handler, Danielle Stagg, right, amazes shoppers at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

The two metre tall dinosaur roared its way through the Chapelfield shoppers but ranger Danielle Stagg was quick to point out that Juliet was a herbivore and she did not have any unsuspecting children on the menu.

Juliet is a puppet for the upcoming show of Dinosaur World where it will feature along side puppets of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops and Microraptor.

The 100 million-year-old beast took the name Juliet after Danielle Stagg only had Shakespeare and palaeontology books to read.

Receiving a mixed reaction from the youngsters some brave explorers get up close to said hello.

Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World amazes shoppers at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRA

Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World amazes shoppers at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017


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The puppet is controlled by two puppeteers, one on the head and the other inside the body.

The show will be on at the theatre from August 3-5.

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Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World, with her handler, Danielle Stagg, amazes youngsters and shoppers at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Fletcher Smith, and his dad, Richard, meet Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World at Chapelfield

Fletcher Smith, and his dad, Richard, meet Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World amazes shoppers at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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Abdul Rahman, six, comes face to face with Juliet the Segnosaurus from Dinosaur World at Chapelfield Plain. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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