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Tue October 8, 2013
No Bones About It, Shutdown Traps T. Rex In Storage Facility
Originally published on Tue October 8, 2013 8:26 am
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
It may have been a fearsome predator in its day, but even Tyrannosaurus rex could not escape the government shutdown. A T. rex skeleton, one of the most complete in existence, was headed to the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum this week to star in the National Fossil Day festivities. But with the museum closed, the tyrant lizard will continue to reign supreme at a storage facility in Montana, coming to Washington next spring
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