Jurassic Park is the story of a group of scientists, entrepreneurs, and others touring a soon-to-be-opened park where dinosaurs have been resurrected by genetic engineers. The park soon breaks down in a storm and the dinosaurs, including a pack of frighteningly intelligent raptors and a tremendous Tyrannosaurus Rex, rampage through the park. The story functions as a modern parable of the possible dangers of irresponsible scientific research, but it is more pointedly a critique of exploitative business and of the zoo industry.

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