Lego Dino
SubjectDinosaur
Licensed fromThe Lego Group
AvailabilityNovember 2011–December 2012
Total sets7[1]
CharactersJosh Thunder, Sue Montana, Tracer Tops, Chuck "Stego" Jenkins, Rex Tyrone, Driver, Pilot and Hero
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Lego Dino was a Lego theme that was first introduced in 2011 after the discontinued Lego Dino Attack/Dino 2010 theme.[2][3][4][5][6][7] The theme was inspired by Jurassic Park film as well as various dinosaurs films. It was eventually discontinued by the end of 2012.

Overview

The product line focuses on the humans encountered resurrected dinosaurs in their natural habitat, similar to the Jurassic Park films.[2]

Characters

Construction sets

According to Bricklink, The Lego Group released a total of 7 Lego sets as part of Lego Dino theme.[1] It was discontinued by the end of 2012.[10]

In 2011, The Lego Group announced the seven sets was released in November 2011. The seven sets being released were Ambush Attack (set number: 5882), Tower Takedown (set number: 5883), Raptor Chase (set number: 5884), Triceratops Trapper (set number: 5885), T-Rex Hunter (set number: 5886), Defense HQ (set number: 5887) and Ocean Interceptor (set number: 5888).[11][12][13]

Ambush Attack

Ambush Attack (set number: 5882) was released in November 2011. The set consists of 80 pieces with 1 minifigure. The set included Lego minifigures of the Driver and Coelophysis dinosaur.

Tower Takedown

Tower Takedown (set number: 5883) was released in November 2011. The set consists of 136 pieces with 1 minifigure. The set included Lego minifigures of the Pilot and Pteranodon dinosaur.[12][13]

Raptor Chase

Raptor Chase (set number: 5884) was released in November 2011. The set consists of 259 pieces with 2 minifigures. The set included Lego minifigures of the Driver and Rex Tyrone. Also included Pteranodon dinosaur.[2][12][13]

Triceratops Trapper

Triceratops Trapper (set number: 5885) was released in November 2011. The set consists of 271 pieces with 2 minifigures. The set included Lego minifigures of the Driver and Tracer Tops. Also included Triceratops dinosaur.[12][13][14]

T-Rex Hunter

T-Rex Hunter (set number: 5886) was released in November 2011. The set consists of 480 pieces with 2 minifigures. The set included Lego minifigures of the Pilot and Chuck “Stego” Jenkins. Also included Pteranodon dinosaur.[2][12][13][14]

Defense HQ

Defense HQ (set number: 5887) was released in November 2011. The set consists of 793 pieces with 4 minifigures. The set included Lego minifigures of the Driver, Pilot, Josh Thunder and Sue Montana. Also included T-Rex, Raptor and Coelophysis dinosaurs.[2][12][13][15]

Ocean Interceptor

Ocean Interceptor (set number: 5888) also known as Pteranodon Chase was released in January 2012. The set consists of 222 pieces with 2 minifigures. The set included Lego minifigures of the Pilot and Hero. Also included Pteranodon dinosaur.[12][13][16]

Reception

In 2018, T-Rex Hunter (set number: 5886) was listed as one of the "Top 10 Best LEGO Helicopters Sets" by Lego fansite BricksFanz.[17]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "LEGO Systems Unveils 2012 Collection at American International Toy Fair". PR Newswire. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b "A Look At LEGO…. Dino". Brickfanz.com. 5 February 2018. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Before LEGO Jurassic World – Dino Attack". Brick Fanatics. 7 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Before LEGO Jurassic World – Dino". Brick Fanatics. 24 June 2018.
  5. ^ Farshtey, Gregory; Lipkowitz, Daniel; Hugo, Simon (2020-10-01). LEGO® Minifigure A Visual History New Edition. Dorling Kindersley Limited. p. 117. ISBN 978-0-241-50202-0.
  6. ^ Herman, Sarah (2012-07-09). Building a History: The Lego Group. Grub Street Publishers. p. 182. ISBN 978-1-78340-804-7.
  7. ^ a b c d Farshtey, Gregory; Lipkowitz, Daniel; Hugo, Simon (2020-10-01). LEGO® Minifigure A Visual History New Edition. Dorling Kindersley Limited. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-241-50202-0.
  8. ^ "Everything You Want to Know About LEGO Adventurers". bricknerd.com. Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  9. ^ "Lego Dino LEGO Sets". BrickEconomy. Retrieved 2021-06-15.
  10. ^ "LEGO Dino 2012 Pictures". toysnbricks.com. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g "2012 LEGO sets: LEGO DINO pictures!". thebrickblogger.com. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g "Revisiting LEGO DINO from an AFOL's view". thebrickblogger.com. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
  13. ^ a b "Dinosaurs return to LEGO with 2012 LEGO Dino sets [News]". brothers-brick.com. Retrieved 10 October 2011.
  14. ^ "The History of LEGO Dinosaurs: Bricks Before Time". firestartoys.com. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2020.
  15. ^ "LEGO Dino 5888 Ocean Interceptor – Now Available". toysnbricks.com. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 20 December 2011.
  16. ^ "Top 10 Best LEGO Helicopters Sets". Bricksfanz.com. 13 October 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.