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Pittsburgh's newest T.rex



        The Carnegie Museum of Natural History recently completed the
mounting of another T.rex skeleton, a cast of MOR 555.  Although the cast
was furnished by R.C.I., museum preparators mounted the skeleton.  The
pose represents a defensive posture, with the animal resting its left hind
limb on a Triceratops carcass, and will ultimately be exhibited with
a second, charging T.rex (for this second specimen, the museum is planning
to dismantle and repostition CM 9380, the type specimen of T.rex).  Not
only will such an exhibit realize Osborn's original intention, it will
also display both the gracile (MOR 555) and robust (CM 9380) forms
together.