Bribri Tribe (S/F)

The Bribri people were the original inhabitants of Isla Nublar. The natives referred to themselves as the Tun-Si in their language. Translated into English, this was ‘Water Men’. Their name for Nublar was Gua’-Si. (Translate into English this was ‘Water House’ or House beyond Water)

After the Spanish discovered the Island in 1525, through the next four centuries the indigenous were displaced from the island. In 1987, just two years before Jurassic Park construction was due to begin. The Masrani corporate website gives an in-universe acknowledgement of the Bribri tribe, and their contributions to the culture and history of Isla Nublar.

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Nublar Tufted Deer (S/F)

The Nublar Tufted Deer (Elaphodus cephalophus nublarus) is a fictional species of

Pictured: A related species in the same genus: Elaphodus cephalophus michianus

Pictured: A related species in the same genus: Elaphodus cephalophus michianus

Deer native to Isla Nublar.  This deer is about two feet tall in height, and is described as Nocturnal. However, the deer has also been observed in daytime in the darkest parts of the Jungle canopy  The Nublar Tufted Deer is described as the most common of the species native to Isla Nublar.

Along with the rest of the native species, the Tufted Deer was a protected species. An agreement was signed in 2005 with between the Masrani company and the  Costa Rican Environmental Protection Society to ensure the safety and habitat of the indigenous wildlife of Isla Nublar.

Most intriguing though, is that the Nublar Tufted Deer is the only subspecies of the genus Elaphodus that is found outside of Eurasia. The typical distribution of species in this genus is China, Myanmar, and Afghanistan. The Nublar Tufted Deer is an anomaly in that it is the only member of its Genus located in the Americas.

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Mountain Sheep (C/N)

The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis), also known as the mountain sheep, is one of three species of mountain sheep that primarily live in North America and Siberia. They are named for their large, curved horns borne by the males (known as rams), which are smaller in females (known as ewe).

In The Lost World, mountain sheep is one of the subjects that Richard Levine sends Arby and Kelley to Xerox papers on at various Stanford libraries.

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Japanese Swordmaking (C/N)

Japanese swordsmithing is the labour-intensive bladesmithing process developed in Japan for forging traditionally made bladed weapons (nihonto), which includes the katana, wakizashi, tantō, yari, naginata, nagamaki, tachi, uchigatana, nodachi, ōdachi, kodachi, and ya (arrow). Japanese sword blades were often forged with different profiles, different blade thicknesses, and varying amounts of grind.

In The Lost World, Japanese swordmaking is one of the subjects that Richard Levine sends Arby and Kelley to Xerox papers on at various Stanford libraries.

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Flying Buttress of Gothic Cathedrals (C/N)

A flying buttress is a specific form of buttressing most strongly associated with Gothic church architecture. The purpose of any buttress is to resist the lateral forces pushing a wall outwards (which may arise from stone vaulted ceilings or from wind-loading on roofs) by redirecting them to the ground.

In The Lost World, the flying buttress of Gothic cathedrals is one of the subjects that Richard Levine sends Arby and Kelley to Xerox papers on at various Stanford libraries.

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Vampire Bats (C/N)

The common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) is a small, leaf-nosed bat native to the Americas, one of three extant species of vampire bat, with the other two being the hairy-legged and the white-winged vampire bats. These animals are the only parasitic mammals known, and they feed mainly on the blood of livestock, approaching its prey at night while they are sleeping, using its razor-sharp teeth to cut open the skin of its hosts and laps up the blood with its long tongue.

In The Lost World, mexican vampire bats are one of the subjects that Richard Levine sends Arby and Kelley to Xerox papers on at various Stanford libraries.

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X-Ray Crystallography (C/N)

X-ray crystallography is a tool used for identifying the atomic and molecular structure of a crystal, where the crystalline atoms cause a beam of incident X-rays to diffract into many specific directions. Measuring the angles and intensities of these diffracted beams will allow the crystallographer to produce a three-dimensional picture of the density of electrons within the crystal.

In The Lost World, X-ray crystallography is one of the subjects Richard Levine sent Arby and Kelley to to Xerox papers about at libraries at Stanford University.

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Velociraptor Pen (CB-topps)

Raptor PenThe Velociraptor pen was located a short distance from the Visitor’s Center. It consisted of a large rectangular structure with a tall watchtower on one end. At one side, there was an unevenly sized door, built so that animals could be loaded in via crates. There was electric fencing all around it facing inwards, and large lightposts on each corner. There was a small set of stairs to a viewing area wherin guests might be able to look on the raptors in safety.

Before the inspection of the park, a worker was killed attempting to load a crated velociraptor into the pen. During the official park tour however, stronger security measures were taken, as a Bull was dropped into the pit by a crane. There were plans to utilize tempered glass in reinforced steel frames on the pen so that guests might be able to see the raptors clearer.

The velociraptors caged in the pen originally numbered eight, but by the time of the park tour, infighting had reduced that number to three. The raptors attacked the feeders every time they attempted to get close, although the fence was electrified. The Velociraptors never attacked the same part of the fence twice, systematically testing the fences for weaknesses.

The Velociraptors eventually broke out of the pen after Dennis Nedry shut off the power. This indicated also that the positioning of the shed was close to the Velociraptor pen.

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Brachiosaurus Pen 1 – Isla Nublar (CB-Topps)

In Isla Nublar, there was at least one open Brachiosaurus pen on the island. The pen was situated just after the Jurassic Park main gate, and was moderately forested. There was also a river flowing past as well, and the track for the electric jeeps ran alongside of it. There were at least six individuals in the pen.

The Brachiosaurus pen was the first Pen that Hammond showed his guests on the tour. The sight of these majestic creatures was enough to instantly convince most of the group that Jurassic Park was safe, fun, and enjoyable.

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Jurassic Park Visitor’s Center (CB-Topps)

Pre Constructional Phase

During the early stages of production in Jurassic Park, the visitor’s center was already partially built. Amenities in the visitor’s center during this phase included a rough control room, still working with prototype equipment before construction was fully complete. The genetics labs were already working at this stage and were connected to the control room through means of a red phone. A precursor to a the Mr. DNA presentation was also shown although it compared Jurassic Park to 1930’s pulp movies.

Completed Phase:

In it’s completed phase, the Jurassic Park visitor’s center was a central area both for tourists and park staff alike. Situated next to a small pond, it was the area where the electric cars parked in front of before embarking on their tours. It was a large building, entered through by large doors with the imprint of a fossil on them. During the first tour, the visitor’s center was nearing completion and there was only final finishing touches being added.


The visitor’s center’s exterior appearance was of a large rotunda with a triangular thatched roof. This was bordered on both sides by similar, smaller roofs. In a semi-circle there extended out the ‘wings’ of the visitor’s  center. In addition,there was a stairway leading from the Jeep parking area to the doors.


Inside, it was undergoing construction, with lots of boxes stacked. Workers were utilizing cranes to attempt to partially construct a Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton. The scene was meant to be of the Rex engaging in a duel, but it was unfinished. Next to the stairs was also a sauropod skeleton, rising up to the second level of the Foyer.


The completed Auditorium was where John Hammond or a specifically trained tour guide would lead guests through an introductory video. The presentation consisted of a projector against a curtain wherein Hammond led a minor show affecting to talk to a cloned version of himself. The finished scenes included a cartoon character ‘MR. DNA’ explaining how the cloning process worked and demonstrating how a mosquito biting a dinosaur would lead to viable DNA.

After the presentation, the seating area’s lapbars would close as the room moved sideways. The impact was to show guests the cloning area immediately after seeing the presentation.


The video presentation showcased computer equipment utilized in the cloning. There were large computers and gene sequencers capable of breaking down the DNA strand in minutes. It also illustrated the scientists as being able to use virtual reality displays to manually input the sequences in.

The hatchery consisted of bins containing various species of dinosaurs. It was explicitly declared that it was not a tourist area. One of the animals that hatched during the park group’s visit to Jurassic Park was a Velociraptor. The animal was promptly weighed on a nearby Dinosaur Hatchling Weighing Scale to determine its weight.

Control Room

The control room had been updated since the pre-construction phase. The control room equipment consisted of multiple computer banks. Inside of the control room, it was not only possible to view video monitors of the entire park, but also operate and maintain the tour ride. John Arnold was one of the primary computer technicians for the park, alongside of Dennis Nedry.


Dining Area

The Visitor’s Center had two different dining areas. The first was a dining area reserved for VIP’s apparently. The room had posters and advertisements for Jurassic Park lining the walls surrounding the table. The dining room table was rectangular and long, with about five seats available. The menu for this dining area was put together by the cook, and consisted of Chilean Sea Bass.

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Biosyn’s Raptor Park (CB-Topps)

Alfie and Celia were lured into an enclosed area by Dr. Beldevere who gave them the impression that she could be trusted. However, after leaving the raptors alone, it became apparent that her interactions were a stalling ruse in order that Biosyn be able to erect large walls around them. Dr. Fischer remarked that the intent of these walls were so that Biosyn might have its own Jurassic Park as well. He appointed Dr. Beldevere as the headkeeper of the park as well. Biosyn placed the wall steadily so that the raptors would not notice. They also protect the area from sight with a Jungle canopy “Camouflage Cloth”. It was also defended by Biosyn agents equipped with Rocket launchers who blew up a helicopter the minute it was discovered.

The raptors soon discovered their imprisonment, and began to vent their anger. However, Dr. Beldevere and Dr. Fischer were observing them from an observation deck, and deduced that escape was impossible. Meanwhile Dr. Beldevere and Dr. Fischer worked on their plans in a nearby tent. Ellie Sattler and Ian Malcolm  discovered it, they were swiftly ambushed by a Biosyn task force arriving in Jeeps. They attempted to kill them, but then Alfie and Betty escaped Biosyn’s prison. In the aftermath, the walled enclosure was abandoned.

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Gustavus’s Experimentation Shed – Isla Nublar (CB-Topps)

Gustavus maintained a private shed on Isla Nublar at the edge of a cliff. Inside the shed, he kept several species of dinosaurs in tiny cages for his own private experiments. He also maintained laboratory equipment through which he genetically altered these dinosaurs to his specifications. Inside of the shed several aborted dinosaurs could be seen on shelves. Derek and Abby broke into this shed searching for Gustavus, but discovered instead his plans for the dinosaurs. However, due to the storm, the soil of the cliff was rendered unstable, and the shed and its dinosaurs drowned along with Gustavus.

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Velociraptor Field – Isla Sorna (CB-Topps)

Screen Shot 2014-08-08 at 3.29.57 PMThe Velociraptor field was situated next to the temporary base camp of the InGen Hunters and separated it from the Worker Village. The field consisted of waist-length grass in which a pack of Velociraptors had made their territory. In panic from their escape of the Tyrannosaurus pair, the Ingen Hunters ran into the Field. Their escape was cut short as they were hunted and killed systematically by the raptors with Ajay Sidhu being the last one of the hunters to die. Nick Van Owen discovers the remains of Ajay’s bag in the grass, which is part of the impetus for Ian Malcolm to realize that there were raptors in the Long Grass and tell the group to run.

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Cathy’s Beach – Isla Sorna (CB-Topps)

Screen Shot 2014-08-03 at 11.29.32 PMCathy Bowman and her parents were vacationing in their yacht, and chose Isla Sorna as a place to stop and picnic.  They set up a picnic table and lounge chairs on the beach, accompanied by several of the boat crew. Cathy Bowman wandered from her parents, believing the island to be uninhabited. However, a flock of Compsognathus was on the beach at the time, and Cathy encountered one of them as it stepped out of a bush. Upon feeding it however, she attracted the attention of the rest of the flock. She was subsequently attacked by the flock, and was only saved by the intervention of the boat crew and her parents. Although she survived, her parents sued InGen in the wake of the incident.

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June 1993 Tropical Storm (S/F)

The June 1993 Tropical cyclone was a storm that hit the island of Isla Nublar on June 11th. This occurred during the Isla Nublar Incident.

The Jurassic Park Staff wasstorm2 first notified of the tropical storm while the guided vehicular tour was starting. In a phone call from the National Weather Service game warden Robert Muldoon was told that the storm was 75 miles west of Isla Nublar. At that time it was not yet certain whether the storm would hit the island; previous storms had passed south of the island.

As the tour progressed, the staff kept a close eye on the storm, which was getting closer to the island. When the tour halted near a sick Triceratops thunder could be heard in the background, signaling that the storm was getting close. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service informed the Isla Nublar staff that the storm was still headed for Isla Nublar and had not dissipated. The cyclone now had a maximum sustained wind of 45 knots, making it a tropical storm. Not wanting to run any unnecessary risks, Ray Arnold advised Hammond to cut the tour short and continue the next day. The tour cars were sent back to the Visitor Center.

storm1While the cars were headed back for the Visitors’ Center, the storm struck the island. In addition to rain and heavy wind, the storm also brought with it giant waves that crashed into the breakwater and Isla Nublar shores.

Because the boat was not well-berthed, it was forced to depart as the storm struck the island.


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Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk (S/F)

The Black Hawk helicopter is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium lift utility helicopter manufactured in the 1970s by Sikorsky Aircraft. The UH-60A entered military service in 1979 after the Army tested it in a program in 1976 and replaced the Bell UH-1 Iroquois as the army’s choice tactical transport helicopter. Improved utility variants of the UH-60 exist and have been developed for a wide range of use. The UH-60 is also used by the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard in addition to the U.S. Army’s use.

The helicopter was used in 2001 to rescue Dr. Alan Grant, Billy Brennan, Paul, Amanda, and Eric Kirby from Isla Sorna, InGen‘s abandoned Site B facility.

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Isla Sorna: Site B (CB-Topps)

islasornacomicIsla Sorna was InGen‘s Site B facility located 200 miles off the coast of Costa Rica and served as the factory floor for the park on Isla Nublar.


Not much is known about the early history of Isla Sorna, save for the fact it was InGen’s factory floor for the park. Peter Ludlow, John Hammond‘s nephew, uses the opportunity of an accident that happened on Isla Sorna to a little girl (Cathy Bowman) to take control of the inGen board and company from his uncle. Ludlow promises to finish JP: San Diego by taking a team to Isla Sorna to capture dinosaurs. Ian Malcolm is summoned to lead an expedition to Isla Sorna, where he finds out Sarah Harding, his girlfriend, is already there on Site B. Ian Malcolm and his team arrive in time to save Sarah from a herd of angry Stegosaurs. Unfortunately, Ian discovers that his daughter, Kelly, has stowed away to the island, and he wants to find a way off the island only to see Ludlow’s team arrive on Site B to begin their harvest. As Ian and his team watch the hunters helplessly, Roland Tembo begins his quest to trap a male T.rex, his fee. Everything seems to be going well for the inGen Hunter team until Nick Van Owen launches a daring plan to free the dinosaurs. As the Hunter Camp is in chaos, Nick stumbles upon the Baby Rex that Roland abducted, after Ludlow unwittingly broke the animal’s leg. Nick takes the Baby Rex back to the RV to have it’s broken leg mended, but mother and father Rex show up and want their baby back. Both the hunter’s camp, from the rampaging herbivores, and the gatherer’s camps are destroyed, from the angry Tyrannosaurs. Both groups agree to set aside their philosophical differences and try to make way to the town to summon help to escape Isla Sorna. The tyrannosaurs followed the group and had ambushed the camp; however, Roland Tembo launched a daring plan to tranquilize the male Rex. As the hunters and gatherer team scatters they unwittingly venture into Velociraptor territory, through the Long Grass, to go to the town to call for help. Nick makes it to the call and every one is rescued, but inGen takes their prize back to San Diego only to discover keeping it was the worse idea in the long, sad history of bad ideas, and Ludlow pays the price.



  1. Compsognathus triassicus (*)
  2. Stegosaurus stenops (?)
  3. Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis “gigas” (*)
  4. Parasaurolophus cyrtocristatus (Identified as Carinthosaurus by Roland)
  5. Gallimimus bullatus
  6. Triceratops horridus
  7. Tyrannosaurus rex
  8. Camarasaurus supremus (?)
  9. Unknown Heterodontosaurid (?)
  10. Pteranodon sternbergi
  11. Velociraptor “antirrhopus”
  12. Unknown Flying Reptile (Quetzalcoatlus ?)


  1. Large Centipedes

Notable Locations

  1. Cathy’s Beach
  2. Gatherer’s Camp
  3. Game Trail
  4. Stegosaurus Herd Attack
  5. Hunter’s Camp
  6. Rex Nest
  7. Velociraptor Field
  8. Temporary Base Camp
  9. InGen Town (Operations Center)
  10. Airfield


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BioSyn Personnel (CB-Topps)

BioSyn had several employees under their payroll and was in direct conflict with InGen commonly. The CEO of BioSyn was Steingarten. Employees of BioSyn included Raul LopezSonya Durant, and Dodgson. BioSyn had industrial espionage teams in North and Central America that sometimes broke into other company’s facilities to steal research and data. BioSyn even had a contact on Isla Nublar‘s Dock on the boat waiting for Dennis Nedry to deliver the stolen embryos. When BioSyn discovered the Raptors in South America they dispatched Dr. LaDonna Belvedere, Dr. Jeremiah Fischer, a construction team and helicopter pilots to round up the Raptors and create their own park with the Raptors alone as their sole occupants.

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InGen – International Genetic Technologies (CB-Topps)

International Genetic Technologies was founded by John Hammond and later taken control of by Peter Ludlow. InGen originally constructed their park in San Diego before John Hammond relocated to Isla Nublar. Research into cloning prehistoric animals was conducted on Isla Sorna, but evidence indicates that much of that research after it was refined relocated to Isla Nublar’s facilities as Nublar has more species than Sorna. InGen eventually experienced financial turmoil following the Isla Nublar Incident and the military taking control of the island. Eventually Hammond becomes suspicious of the military’s intentions and sends a team back to Isla Nublar to uncover the truth. All is known is it was regarding the green flame, no indication what the green flame was either. InGen also frequently got into skirmishes with BioSyn, who wanted to steal InGen’s knowledge about cloning dinosaurs for their own fate. By the time of the San Diego Incident, BioSyn had disappeared from the public eye and InGen was on the verge of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Jurassic Park/InGen Personnel (CB-Topps)

InGen employed numerous personnel for the Jurassic Park project on Isla Nublar. Ranging from construction crews for building the park, geneticists and other scientists such as Henry WuAbby Nakajima, Derek Hoyle and Dr. Gustavus in charge of cloning the dinosaurs, veterinarians such as Gerry Harding, computer technicians such as Dennis Nedry and Ray Arnold responsible for operating the park’s control systems, security forces lead by Robert Muldoon, Helicopter pilots for bringing visitors to the island, to gas-powered Jeep drivers that probably served the purpose of also being tour guides and guest relations that would welcome investors and other visitors to the island. The staff is shown to be made up of diverse people. No definite number of personnel is known though.

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Hurricane Avila and Bianca (CB-Topps)

Avila was the first hurricane of the season in the years before Isla Nublar’s facilities were completed. It formed in the Atlantic and had a chance of combining with Hurricane Bianca that was forming in the Pacific and struck Isla Nublar. Bianca causes a tree holding Dilophosaurus eggs to wash from Isla Nublar to the Costa Rican mainland

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Isla Nublar: Jurassic Park (CB-Topps)

Isla Nublar was purchased by InGen from Costa Rica and was located 120 miles off the west coast of the country in the Pacific Ocean. Prior to the acquisition of the island by InGen, Isla Nublar was also known as “Cloud Island”, “Cretaceous County”, “DinoDisneyLand”, and “Mesozoic Metropolis”.


During construction, the Island was terraformed by bulldozers and cranes to carve out areas for buildings. Jeep Wranglers were the primary mode of transportation during this period. In addition, construction trailers housed the workmen. Prior to the construction of the park Donald Gennaro was invited to the island by John Hammond to a presentation and to be introduced to park’s first inhabitant, a Tyrannosaurus.  Many months later, Dennis Nedry is hired by John Hammond to develop the computer systems of Jurassic Park and transported in a 71-c helicopter to the island.

After an altercation with Hammond over finances, Nedry makes a call to a representative of BioSyn to work on his plans of wealth. Somewhere between the months of construction and the fateful on-site inspection Hurricane Bianca hits the island and causes the removal of Dilophosaurus eggs for an incident in Costa Rica.

Presumably after the incident on the mainland a Chinese investor, his daughter, and a pet ferret comes to the island for an inspection. The dinosaurs behave erratically and the situation is monitored and controlled by the park staff. The end result is the investor is pleased with the progress the park is making in its construction.  Shortly after this another incident happens at the park this time involving rats chewing on the power cables. The incident involved the Tyrannosaurus and Stegosaurus, which Robert Muldoon resolved with only the loss of life of scientist Murillo due to a fatal jeep crash and a Stegosaurus the Tyrannosaurus attacked.

Eventually, and many months later, after a fatal accident involving a workman with the Velociraptor a halt to construction of the island is issued by Gennaro and InGen’s investors for an on-site safety inspection for a group of scientists to endorse or denounce the park. Drs. Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler, and Ian Malcolm are invited to the island by Donald Gennaro. Hammond also invites his two grandchildren, Lex and Tim along as well. The inspection itself was interrupted by Dennis Nedry as he sabotaged the park’s security systems and stole viable embryos for Dodgson and BioSyn. As the Tyrannosaur escapes from the paddock, and Grant and the kids escape it’s rampage, Dr. Ian Malcolm becomes injured, and Donald Gennaro dies. Ray Arnold, the park’s operations manager, is tasked with powering the systems back online, but soon falls prey to Velociraptors, while Ellie Sattler powers the park back online.

The mainland is contacted and the survivors; Grant, Hammond, Lex, Tim, Ellie, and Malcolm, escape the island with their lives. Meanwhile, Abby and Derek, two researchers to the Jurassic Park project stumble upon sinister experiments after Abby swipes the briefcase of Dr. Gustavus, whom was making unsanctioned clones unknown to InGen and the rest of the scientists at Jurassic Park to suit his own mad scientist dreams of hyper-intelligent dinosaurs. Abby and Derek make the mistake of getting too close to Dr. Gustavus’s experiments of enhancing the intelligence of the dinosaurs and to speed up the evolution of the dinosaurs through artificial means. Unfortunately for Dr. Gustavus, his own creations are too smart for him and get the best of him in the end along with a crafty full-grown Dilophosaurus. Abby and Derek manage to escape in the aftermath of the situation.


Three days after the events of the catastrophic shut down of Isla Nublar the United States Army has claimed Isla Nublar for it’s own to clean it up. Alan and Ellie have been hired by the United States Army to work as advisors while Malcolm recovers in the hospital. Hammond has taken Lex and Tim back to his estate.  Alan and Ellie are eventually captured by a hunter known as George Lawala as well as some Velociraptors. Both of which are transported to the mainland. After the Raptors escape into the wild they are temporarily captured again by BioSyn agents who want to and begin construction of their own park by trapping the Raptors in the Colombian Rainforest. Eventually the Raptor family escapes confinement and disappear into the jungle never to be heard from again. During these events, Abby and Derek return to Isla Nublar to assist in the military clean-up of the island and to serve as consultants/experts. Things are going well after Abby and Derek catch two Army Pilots snapping pictures of dinosaurs, which is in violation of the agreement they had to sign. Unfortunately for Abby the camera gets planted into her belongings and they throw her off the island, Derek unfortunately cannot plead for Abby’s innocence. Abby discovers them in a mail bag after the two pilots responsible taunt her as they’re taking her off the island. Abby throws the mail bag and the helicopter lands, and the pilots attempt to kill Abby, but Abby reacts by beating them and escaping so she and Derek can prove her innocence. The race is on for Abby and Derek to find the mail bag that will prove her innocence as the two men caught taking the photos return to General West to tell him what happened. General West, disbelieving of the men, begins his own search for Abby and Derek, while the two would-be photographers begin their own private search. When Derek and Abby find the bag, it is discovered that General West still does not believe Abby and Abby is forced to leave the island until after General West calls a Mr. Kupla, part of the “Weekly World” news paper and verifies the claim Abby had made. Abby is then cleared and allowed to stay on as a consultant.

Many months later, when an army soldier is found by a group of Fisherman off the coast of Isla Nublar John Hammond recruits Ellie, Grant, Muldoon, and his aide Edgar to head to Isla Nublar to research claims of a mysterious Green Flame. Edgar and his team, consisting of Robert Muldoon, Alan Grant, and Ellie Sattler, continue investigating Isla Nublar and come across two BioSyn members, Sonya Durant and Raul Lopez who share the same goals as Edgar’s team. After a Cearadactylus and army attack both teams suspicions have been confirmed about Isla Nublar and they agree to help each other. Edgar, Alan, Ellie, Muldoon, Sonya, and Raul make their way across Isla Nublar to find more answers about the mysterious green flame but soon discover they are being hunted by the Tyrannosaurus on the island. After wounding the Rex when it attacked Sonya they make their escape across a river. After Alan, Ellie, Muldoon, and Raul escape from the raft they are soon captured by the army. Eluding capture Sonya and Edgar hatch a plan to break into the top secret base established by the Mercenaries posing as members of the US Military to free Alan, Ellie, Muldoon, and Raul. They escape thanks to Edgar and Sonya’s efforts, but Raul is already dead, unfortunately. While the Rex and the military chases the group they become separated again and Edgar believes Sonya saw something in the Military Compound and threatens to kill her if she doesn’t tell him what the secret to the Green Flame is. She doesn’t know anything and Edgar kills her anyway believing her to not be telling the truth. The remaining members of the group, Alan, Muldoon, Ellie, and Edgar return to Hammond’s Submarine discovering the US Soldiers aren’t US Soldier and are in fact mercenaries pretending to be soldiers, but with no answers to what the Green Flame exactly is.

Eventually, enough time passes with no clear resolution to what the Green Flame was or what the military was up to, Peter Ludlow reveals that Muldoon dies and Isla Nublar is deconstructed and disposed of and InGen pays a hefty sum for it leading them to be on the verge of Chapter 11.


John Hammond utilized a variety of vehicles in order to get around the island. He greeted guests with at least two Electric Ford Explorers waiting at the helipad in order to transport guests to the Visitor’s Center.


Species List – Official

  1. Tyrannosaurus rex
  2. Triceratops horridus
  3. Velociraptor “antirrhopus”
  4. Brachiosaurus brancai
  5. Stegosaurus stenops (?)
  6. Apatosaurus excelsus
  7. Dilophosaurus “venenifer”
  8. Gallimimus bullatus
  9. Parasaurolophus walkeri
  10. Cearadactylus atrox
  11. Procompsognathus triassicus
  12. Corythosaurus casuarius
  13. Saurolophus osborni
  14. Archaeopteryx lithographica
  15. Elaphrosaurus bambergi
  16. Ouranosaurus nigeriensis
  17. Eoraptor lunensis (?)
  18. Lambeosaurus lambei (?)

Species List – Non-Official Dinosaurs

  1. Monolophosaurus jiangjunmiaoi (?)
  2. Pteranodon longiceps
  3. Avimimus portentosus
  4. Edmontosaurus regalis (?)
  5. Styracosaurus albertensis – Denoted as a Dog-sized Triceratops
  6. Leaellynasaura amicagraphica

Non Dinosaur Flora and Fauna

  1. Dragonflies, Meganeura (?)

Notable Locations

  1. Visitor’s Center – Pre-constructionary Phases
  2. Screening Room – Temporary (?)
  3. Genetics Lab – Temporary (?)
  4. Helipad- The helipad was where the majority of guests arrived at Jurassic Park. It was marked with a large circle with right angles marked on the sides of it.
  5. Control Room
  6. Triceratops Pen
  7. Tyrannosaurus Pen
  8. Velociraptor Pen
  9. Gallimimus Pen
  10. Brachiosaurus Pen 2/Closed Preserve
  11. Jurassic Park Main Gate-The Jurassic Park main gate was situated near the helipad, and apparently required manual operation to open. The main gate consists of a large stone archway with the legend ‘Jurassic Park’ marked on the center of this arch. There are large flames coming from torches on its facade as well. In addition, there is a large wooden double doors, that require manual operation to push.
  12. Brachiosaurus Pen/Open Preserve
  13. Visitors Center – Completed
  14. Visitors Center Presentation Room
  15. Visitors Center Hatchery
  16. Visitors Center Control Room
  17. Visitors Center VIP Dining
  18. Visitors Center Dining Room
  19. Road to the Dock- The road Dennis Nedry  took while attempting to steal embyros from Jurassic Park. He is misled by a fallen sign and crashes his Jeep. While attempting to regain his bearings, he is attacked and killed by a Dilophosaurus.
  20. Bathroom by Tyrannosaurus Paddock-A bathroom made out of extremely fragile material situated next to the T-rex paddock. Donald Gennaro ran into the bathroom to hide after the initial breakout. However this attempt was foiled when the Tyrannosaurus Rex broke into the bathroom and ate him.
  21. Maitenance Shed
  22. Gustavus’s Experimentation Shed/Bunker
  23. Isla Nublar “Staff Lodge”
  24. Eastern Side of the Island
    – Underground Caves
  25. River
  26. Military Compound/Base
  27. Nedry’s Beach-The beach where Dennis Nedry snuck away to while attempting to relax during one of his ‘breaks’ from work. However he was interrupted by a stampede of escaped Stegosaurs which nearly ran him over.
  28. Stegosaurus Pen
  29. Various Herbivore Pens


1. Road Signs- Isla Nublar had various road signs along its roads, indicating important information. For instance, the sign just inside of the park indicated that the electrified fences were dangerous to touch when armed.

2. Electric Fencing-The various pens in Jurassic Park were protected by a system of electric fencing which separated the animals from the guests.

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Gregory S. Paul

gregpaulGregory S. Paul (born December 24, 1954) is an author, researcher, and paleontological illustrator. Paul has been restoring dinosaurs via illustration for over thirty years. In the 1970’s, Paul, working with paleontologists and doing his own research, helped to pioneer the look of dinosaurs.  He was among the first artists to depict dinosaurs as warm-blooded and active. Paul also was one of the first artist to add feathers to dinosaurs, albeit mainly on smaller animals. During the years through 1977 to 1984, Paul worked with renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker. Since the 1970’s Paul’s work has appeared in over one hundred books and documentaries.  He is also credited with the naming of at least twelve dinosaurs. In the early 1990’s Paul worked as a consultant for both the novel and the film adaptation of Jurassic Park. In fact, the Velociraptor in the both adaptations is most likely based on Paul’s (incorrect) reevaluation of Deinonychus to Velociraptor “antirrhopus” in his book Predatory Dinosaurs of the World. Some of Paul’s work is also featured within the film and can be seen in Grant’s trailer.

Selected Works

  • Predatory Dinosaurs of the World  (1988)
  • The Complete Illustrated Guide to Dinosaur Skeletons  (1996)
  • The Scientific American Book of Dinosaurs  (2000)
  • Dinosaurs of the Air  (2001)
  • Gregory S. Paul’s Dinosaur Coffee Table Book  (2010)
  • The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs  (2010)
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Start up Delays (C/N)

Donald Gennaro expressed his concerns to John Hammond during their ride together on the jet to the helicopter. He was concerned that Isla Nublar had postponed its opening, and that the delays were unusual. Hammond soothed his fears by assuring him that these delays were the result of the normal automated glitches, and problems with their computer systems. Hammond proceeded to dismiss the construction accidents as being not a reason for delays.

Crichton, Michael, Jurassic Park, page 54.

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Phylogenetic Mapping (C/N)

In Isla Nublar, there were two procedures throughout the tour that guests were presented with for how the animals were created. The first was Phylogenetic Mapping, which was explained by Henry Wu as taking an unknown piece of DNA, and determining by running it through a computer where it fit into the evolutionary sequence. Thus, the Jurassic Park Scientists could try to determine what animal was going to be cloned after the DNA had been analyzed. The alternative to this procedure, was to simply grow the animal and see what it turned out to be.

Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton. Page 86.

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South American Tribe (CB-Topps)

raptor attackIn the jungles of South America, there still exist indigenous people who choose to live as their ancestors have done. As the Velociraptors were loose in Columbia, they initially came across a band of Indigenous who at first attempted to attack them with bows and arrows as well as spears. However, the raptors were able to scare them away by killing some of them.

nativeLater, as the velociraptors fell ill, the indigenous laid out offerings of gold and dead animals. The natives prostrated before them, and when they fell unconscious they nursed them back to health using their own medicines. When the raptors awoke, the natives attempted to prostrate and worship the raptors, but were all slaughtered

Later, Ian Malcolm was stricken by a fever then injured. As the group made it to a village with grass huts, another group of Indians come out and treat Ian. He spent some time resting in one of the huts in a cot while the group and the native americans watched over him to make sure he got better.

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InGen Hunters (CB-Topps)

HunterPeter Ludlow hired a team of hunters in his expedition to attempt to extract dinosaurs from Isla Sorna. They traveled to the island along with Ludlow via Ingen Helicopters, which carried all of their gear. Leading the Hunters was Roland Tembo, with Ajay Sidhu as his second in command. The Hunters utilized ATV Jeeps, Humvees, and Capture Trucks to pursue the dinosaurs along the game trail.

After restraining the dinosaurs, they utilized snares to bring them down, and cattle prods to shock them into submission. They were all equipped with Tranquilizer rifles for bringing the larger animals down as well as hunting rifles.  There were a large number of hunters, at least twenty.

The hunters were scattered as the Tyrannosaurus pair attacked their camp. Since they were caught sleeping, they were too disorganized to do anything other then run. In panic, the Ingen Hunters ran straight into the long grass, which was the hunting grounds of the Velociraptors.  The raptors proceeded to kill almost all of the hunters in this fatal ambush.

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Gorilla (CB-Topps)

The Gorilla was transplanted into the Jungles of Columbia by Dr. Belvedere for sGorillatudy with Biosyn funding.The Gorilla quickly comes across the escaped raptors, and engages with them in a fight. A team led by Alan Grant, Robert Muldoon, Ellie Sattler, and Ian Malcolm to track the raptors is interrupted when they spot the Gorilla. However, upon landing, the Gorilla abducts Ellie. However, it soon releases her as the raptors approach it, engaging into another fight with the pair of raptors, which ends in its death as it falls off a cliff.

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Hunter’s Camp (CB-Topps)

The Hunters in the InGen expedition to Isla Sorna set up camp in a large clearing. The camp was protected by laser barriers in order to secure the perimeter. The hunters kept their captured animals such as Triceratops, Stegosaurus, and Compsognathus in animal cages throughout the camp. There were also multiple cargo crates, for the storage and handling of various equipment to be used in the extraction and transportation of animals.

Peter Ludlow set up television equipment in the camp, along with a model of JP San Diego in order to display to his investors on the mainland that his dream was a reality by showing them the finished products. There were multiple tents in the campsite where the hunters camped overnight while they waited for the morning.

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Michael Jeter

8763-25445Michael Jeter was an American film actor born August 26th, 1952 and passed away in March 30th of 2003. During his life, Jeter won a Tony Award for his role in the Broadway musical Grand Hotel and an an Emmy for his television role in the sitcom Evening Shade.


Born August 26th, 1952 in Lawrence, Tennessee to Virginia and William Jeter, Michael grew up with five other siblings; a brother and four sisters. While studying medicine at Memphis State University (now University of Memphis), Jeter switched his focus to acting and began performing in the Circuit theater and the Playhouse Theater. Jeter eventually left Memphis for Boston to further his career. In his many roles, Jeter won a Tony in 1990 and an Emmy in 1992. Jeter was also a favorite with younger audiences with his role on Sesame Street as “Mr. Noodle”, the brother of “Mr. Noodle” from 1999 til his death in 2003. Michael was found dead in his Hollywood home at the age of 50 following a public battle with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. He was cremated and his ashes spread. Despite having HIV, Jeter’s partner, Sean Blue, stated publicly that Jeter had died of an epileptic seizure. Jeter’s final film, The Polar Express, was dedicated to his memory.

Selected Filmography

  • The Money Pit (1986)
  • Tango and Cash (1989)
  • Waterworld (1995)
  • Mouse Hunt (1997)
  • The Green Mile (1999)
  • Jurassic Park /// (2001)
  • Open Range (2003)
  • The Polar Express (2004)

Work for Jurassic Park ///

For the third Jurassic Park film, director Joe Johnston cast Michael Jeter for the role of Udesky, a booking agent who helped Paul Kirby (William H. Macy) and Amanda Kirby (Tea Leoni) find their missing son, Eric, who had crash landed on Isla Sorna during a parasailing trip.

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San Diego (CB-Topps)

San Diego is a large city located in southern California. It is a port city, as well as a naval town. It was through this port that Peter Ludlow held a publicity reception at the main customs dock to advertise the arrival of the captured Tyrannosaurus aboard the S.S. Venture. This reception was gated and well attended by security, and Ludlow held the reception at the far end of the dock.

This dock was later destroyed as the Tyrannosaurus had killed all personal on board, and the S.S Venture crashed into the dock. As the Tyrannosaur rampaged through downtown San Diego, it smashed various vehicles as well during its rampage and terrorized the citizens of San Diego. It eventually attracted a retinue of police helicopters as well.

In San Diego, there was also the construction site for Jurassic Park: San Diego. It was only partially completed, and the only animal housed in it during the time of the San Diego incident was the juvenile Tyrannosaur. Security was not very tight at the construction site as only two security guards were seen.

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Rafael’s Mansion and Compound (CB-Topps)

The drug lord Rafael Santos, had his own private compound deep in the Columbian Rainforest. This compound was guarded by his personal guards, as well as animal trainers to handle the captured Velociraptors. Rafael kept Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler hostage in the mansion, while the raptors were housed initially in a large glass dome intended as a containment system.

The Mansion itself was quite luxurious, although only small parts of it are seen. The room Alan Grant woke up in was equipped with television and video camera which was utilized to send messages across the building. This video system was tied into his security teamm, which fed him and his guards simultaneous video streams from around his compound for added security.

The room Grant woke up in was equipped with a bed, as well as an end table for its furniture. Grant himself had a cast on, and a cane was provided to help him walk better. Down the hallway there was a window which allowed visitors to observe the raptors in the glass dome, which was obscured by curtains. There was also an Aquarium in this hallway. Ellie was also injured, and thus was provided with a sling by Rafael’s men.

In his compound bunker, Rafael housed the raptors also in large animal cages. The raptors themselves were outfitted with electrified collars, which could be attached to chains. The compound was surrounded by heavy fencing, and was guarded by men carrying Assault Rifles and Uzi. The raptors were partially subdued through the use of tranquilizing gas, and the guards utilized gas masks to avoid the after-effects. In addition, a bulldozer can also be seen around the compound.

The pit in which the raptors were contained had a lawn chair so that Rafael could observe the raptors from a safe height. There were also straw dummies for the raptors to be utilized on for attack practice. These dummies were outfitted with an ‘I <3 NY’ T-shirt and a BDU cap as well.

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Christopher Swift

Christopher Swift is a Special EffectsChris Swift Character Creator, Makeup Effects Artist, Supervisor for Legacy Effects, and Teacher at Stan Winston School of Character Arts. Swift was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and was a self-taught artist. After creating the special effects for his own short films, Swift chose it for his professional career. Swift began a career at Stan Winston Studio with his first project there being the 1991 film, Termminator 2: Judgment Day. At Stan Winston Studio, Swift became a Key Artist and character designer. He continues to work at Legacy Effects, formerly Stan Winston Studio. Swift contributed to the creation of the animatronic Velociraptors in the first Jurassic Park film and other animatronics for The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III.

Selected Filmography

  • Child’s Play (1988)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • Batman Returns (1992)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Congo (1995)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
  • Jurassic Park III (2001)
  • Charlotte’s Web (2006)
  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Cowboys and Aliens (2011)
  • Life of Pi (2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Pacific Rim (2013)

Works Cited – Stan Winston School of Character Arts (2013)


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Biosyn Headquarters (CB-Topps)

Biosyn Headquarters (Comics)The headquarters for Biosyn Genetic Engineering were located in Cupertino California. It was surrounded by a chain-link fence which encircled the compound. An Ingen Espionage team sneaked into the facility and planted a high-end explosive device to cause an explosion in retaliation for Bioysn’s sabotage of Isla Nublar. Biosyn Security gaurds attempted to rebuff them, and the two forces engaged in a gunfight which allowed for the Ingen team to stall until the bomb went off.

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John Rosengrant

JohnJohn Rosengrant Rosengrant is an Academy Award nominated Character Creator and teacher at Stan Winston School of Character Arts as well as a Co-Founder of Legacy Effects. Rosengrant majored in Fine Arts at Louisiana State University and moved to Los Angeles in 1983 to pursue a career in special effects. In Los Angeles, he joined Stan Winston Studio where he worked on film projects such as the Terminator franchise, Aliens, and Predator. Rosengrant was a special effects supervisor for the Jurassic Park films and specifically worked on the Male Tyrannosaurus animatronic in both the Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III. After the passing of Stan Winston in 2008, Rosengrant, along with Shane Mahan, Lindsay Macgowan, and Alan Scott, founded Legacy Effects.

Selected Filmography

  • The Terminator (1984)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • Predator (1987)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • Congo (1995)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
  • Small Soldiers (1998)
  • The Sixth Sense (1999)
  • Pearl Harbor (2001)
  • Jurassic Park III (2001)
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Real Steel (2011)
  • The Hunger Games (2012)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Pacific Rim (2013)
  • Jurassic World (2015)

Works Cited- Stan Winston School of Character Arts (2013)

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