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A T. rex Named Sue

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The Natural History Museum puts the head on T. rex Sue as the final step in installation for the traveling exhibit.
The Natural History Museum puts the head on T. rex Sue as the final step in installation for the traveling exhibit. ” credit=”Zak Dahlheimer / WUFT News

Inside three semi-trucks with 40 crates each weighing about two-thousand pounds, hold the bones of Sue.

Late this week at the Florida Museum of Natural History, Chase Permann, museum operations specialist, unpacked the largest, most complete T. rex skeleton cast in the world.

The 42-feet-long Tyrannosaurus rex will be on display in an interactive exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History. “A T. rex Named Sue” will be open to the public January 24 through mid-September.

About Zak Dahlheimer

Zak is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

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