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Smithsonian Tyrannosaurus Rex
This undated handout photo, taken in 2001, provided by the Museum of the Rockies shows a bronze cast of the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as the Wankel T.rex, in front of the Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont. A Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton bound for the Smithsonian Institution is set to arrive in Washington in April as a new home is built for the specimen on the National Mall, the museum said Friday. The T. rex unearthed in Montana in 1988 will arrive at the National Museum of Natural History on April 15 on a 50-year loan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Smithsonian is planning a new, 31,000-square-foot dinosaur hall that is scheduled to open in 2019. (AP Photo/Museum of the Rockies)