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Sue's large and in charge 

Seven tons. Fifty-eight teeth. Over eight million dollars. Yep, this old gal's a pretty big deal. Actually, we aren't even really sure Sue's a gal, but "she" was named after Susan Hendrickson, the paleontologist who found the world's most complete, and best preserved, tyrannosaurus rex remains in South Dakota in 1990. The now-famous fossil was bought by the Field Museum in Chicago in 1997 and has become an incredibly popular travelling exhibit that's made the Museum of Natural History packed daily. The massive cast of the creature's bones made its way from Kuwait to Halifax, for Sue's first and only stop in Canada before heading off to Denver. See her while you can, but beware of the cravings to watch Jurassic Park that come with the trip. –Allison Saunders

To May 8, Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer Street, 424-7353

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