It could be the most incredible case of real life imitating Hollywood.A controversial Australian billionaire is believed to be drawing up secret plans for a real life Jurassic Park.Mining magnate Clive Parker, who has already embarked on a project to rebuild the Titanic, is rumoured to announce the plans at a Brisbane press conference tomorrow. [...]

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Is an Australian billionaire about to launch the real-life Jurassic Park?

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It could be the most incredible case of real life imitating Hollywood.A controversial Australian billionaire is believed to be drawing up secret plans for a real life Jurassic Park.Mining magnate Clive Parker, who has already embarked on a project to rebuild the Titanic, is rumoured to announce the plans at a Brisbane press conference tomorrow.

Plans: Mining magnate Clive Parker, who has already embarked on a project to rebuild the Titanic, is rumoured to be announcing the park at a press conference

Online reports claim the billionaire is already working with the team who created Dolly the sheep for the incredible plan.
It would be based at Parker’s recently purchased super resort in Coolum.Mr Parker has refused to comment on the plans, and is believed to be saving his big reveal for friday’s press conference.

However, the Sunshine Coast Daily claimed it had received a tipoff from the same source who provided the details of towering hotels and a giant ferris wheel, similar to the London Eye, at the resort.A spokesman confirmed Mr Parker would hold a press conference in Brisbane on Friday.

He has already revealed plans to bring one Hollywood blockbuster to life, and announced earlier this year he would build a replica of the ill-fated cruise ship Titanic.

Mr Parker’s company Blue Star Line has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build the cruise liner, with the ship’s maiden voyage from England to North America scheduled for late 2016.

Thankfully, the team has modernised the rescue equipment on board.Mr Parker said Titanic II would include ”proper life boats”, safety chutes and slides on an extra ”safety deck” to make it compliant with today’s regulations.

From deck D upwards, engineers Deltamarin has managed to keep the public rooms, passenger stairs, cabins and features in similar locations as in the original ship.

However, the board of his shipping company, Blue Star Line, is yet to approve the final design.He has also announced he is standing for federal parliament in the seat held by the deputy prime minister and treasurer.

Daily Mail, London




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