Pteranodon Capture is, so far, the smallest Jurassic World themed set with its 174 pieces. The set includes a helicopter, 2 minifigures (both male) and a flying dinosaur called pteranodon (which I couldn't spell right even if I was being tortured). Needless to say, there are also 7 stickers for those who just love to try and align them perfectly. The minifigures are Simon Masrani, dressed in sand blue trousers and a jacket with a cool silver Jurassic World logo printed on the back, and an ACU trooper, who is wearing dark gray trousers and an earth blue jacket with some kind of a harness printed on it. The ACU trooper's accessories include sand blue body armor and a tranquilizer gun. Simon has a dual sided head (a scared and a neutral face), but I was a bit disappointed to see that the ACU trooper's head has only a scared expression. The wingspan of the dark red and gray dinosaur is about 20 cm which means it is almost the same as both the length and the wingspan (or perhaps rotor span) of the blue and white helicopter. The head of the dinosaur comes in a separate cardboard box and is made of rubber. And yes, it is possible to stick a minifigure in its beak in case the claws are too boring for play. I tried, successfully. :) The quite realistic looking helicopter has an opening cockpit that fits one minifigure, very large main rotor blades, a smaller rotor on the tail, a large net throwing contraption, and an opening side door that can be used as a shooting platform when chasing escaped dinosaurs. Closing the side door with the stud blaster attached is a tight fit, but if the blaster is not loaded and is placed in the center of the door the whole thing fits inside the helicopter, even if the ACU trooper was already stuffed in the cargo space. I had no previous experience with the stud blaster and I was quite astonished to see how far that small gun was able to shoot the 1x1 round plates. The net shooter looks really exciting. When I opened the plastic bags and went through the pieces I actually thought it was some kind of a helicopter engine. I had some doubts about fitting the net inside it, but it does fit and works perfectly. My aim is not too good, though. :) Building this set is quite easy (I'm not counting the stickers). The only problem I had was with the stud blaster which fits its handle very tightly and needs to be pressed down firmly to avoid its coming off when played with. I also managed to chop off the helicopter tail once when building the rear end and had some serious doubts about its stability. I'm glad to say these doubts were unfounded, since when the build is completed, the tail is very sturdy indeed. I assume it can handle an extremely fast and rough pteranodon chase in somebody's living room. A definite thumbs up for this set!
I ordered this as a gift for my lego and dinosaur loving nephew and it was a hit! Fun pieces that mix popular things with using your imagination!
The Lego Jurassic World Pteranodon Capture set is a nice little set with great mini-figures. The Pteranodon is exclusive to this set, not found in any other set from the Lego Jurassic World lineup.
The Lego Jurassic World Pteranodon Capture set is the smallest set from Lego's Jurassic World lineup. It contains one flying dinosaur and is quite easy to put together.
This is a cute Lego set. It combines Legos with dinosaurs so any boy would love it. You get a lot for the price compared to some other Lego sets. The pteranodon is very large.