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Orange Dinosaur Has New Home On Route 1

SAUGUS (CBS) – One of the most famous residents in Massachusetts has a new home – at least temporarily.

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The orange dinosaur on the retaining wall (WBZ)

The orange dinosaur that guarded the mini golf and batting cage complex had been a Route 1 fixture for decades before the facility closed last fall.

Now the dinosaur is on a nearby retaining wall that will become Essex Landing – an apartment and retail complex.

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The dinosaur overlooks Route 1 (WBZ)

The developer is thinking of putting the Saugus icon next to a putting green.

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