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INVESTIGATE THE STORY OF THE TREX "SUE" ON-LINE
Jeff Poling has created a web site documentary of the story of
"Sue". Even by a dinosaur's standards the Tyrannosaurus rex
named Sue must have led an unusually difficult life. Its huge
skeleton has scars aplenty, bearing witness to several life-
threatening injuries sustained more than 65 million years ago.
One leg shows a healed-over fracture, the skull has gouges
along its side, and a tooth fragment remains embedded in a
rib, the remnant of some distant combat with another T. rex.
These wounds can't compare, however, to the tribulations the
dinosaur has suffered since fossil collectors first dug it up in
August 1990 on land owned by a South Dakota rancher
named Maurice Williams. Its bones sparked a legal battle over
ownership that raged all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court
and led to this dinosaur being actioned off to the Field
Go to http://www.dinosauria.com/jdp/jdp.htm#sue to learn
more about this saga.