Winsor McCay bets another cartoonist that he can animate a dinosaur. So he draws a big friendly herbivore called Gertie. Then he gets into his own picture. Gertie walks through the picture, eats a tree, meets her creator, and takes him carefully on her back for a ride.
The greatest animal act in the world!!!
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Did You Know?
Gertie is based on the brontosaurus (nowadays known as Apatosaurus) skeleton in the American Museum of Natural History. See more
We've got a puncture. Let's go into the museum while he fixes it.
Referenced in Endangered Species