“Life-size” Pokémon skeletons going on display to help kids learn about fossils

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel


Pikachu does Jurassic Park cosplay for traveling Pokémon Fossil Museum exhibit.

Pikachu has had a lot of jobs over the years. Chef. Ship’s captain. Professional wrestler. Come this summer, though, the Pokémon mascot will be entering a new field: paleontology.

Despite the name, the Pokémon Fossil Museum isn’t a building itself, but instead a traveling exhibition that combines a love for the visual design and worldbuilding of the Pokémon anime/video game franchise with learning about real-world science.

And yes, Pikachu does appear to be cosplaying as Jurassic Park’s Dr. Alan Grant for the occasion, both in illustrations

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