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Dinosaur Awesomeness in Kambah

By poptop - 13 March 2013 11

Dinosaur of Kambah

Driving some lads home from a buck’s night last week, I was delighted to zip by what looked to be a smallish Tyrannosaur prowling outside the dinky little shops at Mannheim St in Kambah.

Over the extended weekend we wandered back to find it was a life sized Postosuchus, in Kambah! He is the “frontman” of Reptiles Inc’s retail outlet in Mannheim St in Kambah. Sadly the shop itself was closed and so it will take another trip to discover the herpetological treasures within.

Reptiles Inc moved in mid last year; they also took over the Reptile Zoo at Gold Creek and are evangelical in sharing their love of reptiles and amphibians at all sorts of events.

If only I had a reptile presentation on my 18th birthday, my life could have turned out very differently.

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Dinosaur Awesomeness in Kambah
Holditz 7:34 pm 14 Mar 13

It’s good that that dinosaur is behind bars- who knows what havoc could be wrought on the general populace by a marauding monster! I shudder to think of the terrifying outcome!

Ozi 9:40 am 14 Mar 13

Oh yeah, that’s Felix. He’s cool.

The little café next door is great too and gets busy on the weekend and each morning before work. It is also home to a zany bunch of locals. The café combined with reptiley goodness makes the Mannheim St shops much more interesting and vibrant than other dying local shops.

imarty 9:26 am 14 Mar 13

They also do cool kids birthday parties. The bloke that runs the place came out to my son’s party a couple of years ago and it was thoroughly entertaining for kids and adults alike.
Highly recommended, that’s if he still does parties.

CoffinRX2 11:34 pm 13 Mar 13

Yep its a cool shop, my housemate works there and at times takes home and looks after a lot of the sick animals until they are back to good health. Household is filled with bearded dragons, turtles and all kinda cool animals.

threepaws 9:51 pm 13 Mar 13

Apparently the owner brought the dinosaur down from Qld on a car trailer. That would have been quite a sight…

chewy14 4:34 pm 13 Mar 13

DrKoresh said :

I thinks it’s been there for more 6 months, OP, my missus bought her lizard from there and it must have been nearly 2 years ago because she’ll be eligible for her snake license by the July. It’s a cool little shop though, we now have 2 eastern long-neck turtles as well as a bearded dragon. And soon, SNAKES! 😀

The shop has been there for a while but the dinosaur was a more recent acquisition. The santa hat over Christmas was also fantastic.

Thumper 4:03 pm 13 Mar 13

There is coolness and serious coolness.

This is the latter.

DrKoresh 3:27 pm 13 Mar 13

I thinks it’s been there for more 6 months, OP, my missus bought her lizard from there and it must have been nearly 2 years ago because she’ll be eligible for her snake license by the July. It’s a cool little shop though, we now have 2 eastern long-neck turtles as well as a bearded dragon. And soon, SNAKES! 😀

smee 3:08 pm 13 Mar 13

He wore a santa hat over christmas. It’s a great little store. You can pat some lizards and turtles as well and the owner does education sessions out the back. That and the cafe next door have breathed some new life into what was a very tired set of shops.

Gungahlin Al 1:01 pm 13 Mar 13

Putting aside that dinosaurs weren’t reptiles and were more closely related to birds…

That’s a great statue. All shops should have a dinosaur or two. Or a bunyip! 😉

chewy14 11:46 am 13 Mar 13

Yeah it’s an awesome little shop. I believe they were running it out of a house in Kambah before they moved into their current premises.

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