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The Director of Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History

The Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History is the second-most visited museum in the world. But later this month, one of the star attractions – its dinosaur hall – will close for a five-year renovation project. Meanwhile, the museum has procured a one of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons ever discovered, which will be featured for decades to come. Kirk Johnson, the museum’s director, joins Kojo in the studio – fresh off a trip to Montana to oversee the delivery of the new T. rex to Washington.

T-Rex Heads For Washington, D.C.

Click through these photos to see how the Wlker Tyrannosaurus Rex is making its way to the National Museum of Natural History.

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