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Zookeepers posing like Chris Pratt in Jurassic World

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 17, 2015

Actual zookeepers taking photos of themselves doing Chris Pratt’s Jurassic World velociraptor taming move is a thing. Here’s the original:

Jurassic Zoo

And the imitators:

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Found them here and here. If you find others, send them along!

Update: Laurel sent this one in from the California Academy of Sciences:

Jurassic Zoo

Update: Several more zookeepers being awesome via @ohmygoat1, @susiethefivetoedsloth, @parrotman_jon, and @kati_speer.

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Update: Ok, a few more via @MrDABailey, The Minnesota Zoo, The Georgia Aquarium, and Reddit.

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Jurassic Zoo

Update: One last photo brings this meme to a fitting close. This is Chris Pratt himself, taming some children during a recent visit to a local children’s hospital.

Jurassic Zoo

(via @alexcarvalho)

Update: Ok, ok, one more and then that’s it, America needs to move on. Here’s the Dinosaur Curator of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History taming some actual dinosaurs, long-dead though they may be:

Jurassic Zoo

(via @thanland)

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