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Two dinosaurs took in a Red Sox victory from atop the Green Monster

It was about 65 years ago that Maurice Sendak wrote his seminal children's book, "Where the Wild Things Are." The main character was a boy named Max, who somehow transported from his bedroom to the island of the titular wild things and had a grand old time.

Where was that island of wild things? Well, perhaps fittingly, it might have been atop the Green Monster at Fenway Park. The wild things lurking there during a 14-10 Red Sox win on Friday night were not quite the beasts of the book, but dinosaurs more akin to "Jurassic Park."

Still, it was an imposing sight:


Perhaps the person who should be most afraid is Dennis Eckersley, whose racing mascot was recently seen running away from dinosaurs in pursuit last Saturday in Oakland:

Eckersley currently works nearby at the New England Sports Network, so maybe he should watch his back -- the dinosaurs could be in pursuit once again.

He'll have to hope that these dinosaurs' attitudes are closer to the more playful traits of Sendak's wild things.