Several months ago, I posted a Camera Critter showing the fossilized remains of a Tyrannosaurus Rex named Sue. (see the post here) I had gone to see the display at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in 2001.
Not long after I made that post, another Tyrannosaurus Rex display went up inside the walls of OMSI. This T-Rex is named Samson.
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Samson was discovered in South Dakota in 1987. It has been estimated the dinosaur was about 40 feet long and could have looked into a second-story window. It weighed about 7 1/2 tons.
As a display item, Samson stand about 15 feet high and is just under 40 feet in length.
And of course while there, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to photograph the fossilized critter below.
The above fossil is a Dire Wolf found in the plains of Kansas.
Misty Dawn's Camera Critter Meme is a great way to see critters from around the world. Stop the homepage here to see more, then add your own and join the fun.