As Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom finds its way to theaters this summer, the dinosaurs aren’t the only thing evolving.
Universal Studios Hollywood is revealing new details about its upcoming “Jurassic World” ride.
In May 2018, the Universal announced the new ride would replace the park’s “Jurassic Park – The Ride,” which ran for 22 years.
According to a press release Friday, the updated ride will share some similar characteristics to the former version, including water ride features and, of course, animatronic dinosaurs.
The new attraction, however, boasts “dramatically enhanced” aesthetics, an “original storyline” and all-new fan favorite dinosaurs from the newer “Jurassic World” films.
After riders board their raft, they’re taken through lush vegetation with docile creatures. Then, predatory dinos take over, causing havoc and “turning guests from spectators to prey.”
In order to escape from the Tyrannosaurus rex, riders will plummet down an 84-foot waterfall.
The ride isn’t the only new dino destination coming to the park.
Universal is also bringing a “Raptor Encounter” where Blue, a velociraptor from the “Jurassic World” films, and other raptors will engage with guests.
An interactive “Dino Play” area will add an educational component, where children can partake in excavations and investigate dinosaur fossils.
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