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Thor Tenold, 5, right, looks through a Tyrannosaurus Rex interactive exhibit, as his sister Ada, 3, peeks through a Triceratop's head,  as they get a dinosaur's point of view while visiting the T. Rex Named Sue exhibit, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at Mobius Science Center in downtown Spokane, Wash.  The exhibition includes a cast of Sue, the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered.  It is 42 feet long and weighs 3,500 pounds.  The bones were found in the Black Hills of South Dakota in 1990 by fossil hunter Sue Hendrickson.  (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle)  COEUR D'ALENE PRESS OUT

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