Bucky the T. rex Waited Millions of Years for His Monopoly Dream Come True at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Bucky the T. rex is elated at Monopoly’s latest announcement that a T. rex will be the newest game piece

Dinosphere lit up with lightning and the sound of thunder when Bucky (our T. rex) heard the news.

Monopoly revealed its new game tokens today and Bucky the T. rex couldn’t be happier. The dino with the massive skull, long tail, and short arms was roaring up a storm at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis when he received the news. His likeness was selected to be one of the chosen few new tokens that families everywhere will likely want to represent them when starting a new game.

Dinosphere lit up with lightning and the sound of thunder when Bucky heard the news,” said Dr. Jeffrey H. Patchen, president and CEO, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. “Dracorex hogwartsia and Leonardo, the mummified dinosaur declined comment.”

Meanwhile, it is game over for the thimble, wheel barrow and the boot. None of those pieces will pass GO again (unless of course you have a collector’s edition of Monopoly game like the world’s largest children’s museum does). Where else in the world can you find real dinosaur fossils and a 1961 edition of Monopoly? The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’ curator pulled the collector edition of monopoly out of storage for this special photo opportunity.

Make way for T. rex! The other new tokens (pieces) include a “rubber” ducky and a penguin. The three new tokens will now join the racecar, the battleship, the cat, Scottie dog, and top hat. There were 64 contenders for three spots. The decision to include the T. rex was no roll of the dice. According to the Associated Press, The Scottie was top dog in the competition, leading all contenders with 212,476 votes. The T….

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