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Date Set For Montana Fossil To Go To Washington D.C.

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The Museum Of The Rockies' Wankle T-Rex skeleton will be heading out to Washington D.C. April 11.

The skeleton is going on a 50-year loan to the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.

The fossil has been boxed and ready to load on the truck since October, when it was originally scheduled to head to Washington, but was delayed because of the government shutdown.

The Montana fossil will be a part of a new 31,000 square foot exhibit at the Smithsonian set to open in 2019.

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