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  • Sue Hendrickson, an adventurous paleontologist on an archaeological expedition in Western South Dakota in 1990, found the largest and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever discovered. Around 80% of it's total bone structure was located that Summer.

    In 1997 the fossil was auctioned off for a record $8.36 million - the absolute highest amount of money ever paid for a dinosaur fossil. It is a permanent feature at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois and here I am standing in front of the exhibit with my daughter and her cousins.

    Sue is amazing to me; proof that these now extinct animals existed in the world and also a reminder that we humans could also be extinct if we do not care for our environment.

    Take care of our world because we humans want to continue living on the planet!
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