Dinosaur Chopsticks Make Mealtimes More Messy-zoic

You might be in the land of the lost when it comes to the fine art of wielding chopsticks but now thanks to 3 different dinosaurs holding down their end of the bargain, you're the king of the tyrant lizards... just as long as you don't try to eat Jello with 'em. 

The nice folks at Rinkya dug out this amusing discovery before the extinct reptilian implements even go on sale – which will be in August of 2011.

Each set of Dinosaur Chopsticks features a different famous dinosaur (golden-brown Tyrannosaurus, leaf-green Triceratops and sunset-orange Pteranodon) on one end. The dinosaurs' tails then morph into the familiar tapered shape of chopsticks and the rest, as they say, is up to you.

Measuring 9 inches (22.5cm) long and made from fully safety tested translucent plastic, these Dinosaur Chopsticks are made by Kotobukiya and complement the company's many different anime figurines.

Kotobukiya knows their stuff: they also make Star Wars lightsaber chopsticks, Panda chopsticks and Parrot chopsticks. Basically, Kotobukiya knows their way around a chopstick so you, the end users, don't get stuck with a lemon.

Rinkya Stores is currently accepting pre-orders for sets of 3 different Dinosaur Chopsticks priced at $40.38 though they will sell single pairs by request at a corresponding price – just ask them, they won't bite!

Editor's Update: The dinosaur chopsticks are now available in the U.S. You can find it at Amazon here and at other retailers. 

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