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T. Rex is King

22 Apr 2022 to 9 Sep 2022
April - September 2022
Get up close to one of the rarest, most complete, real T. rex skeletons in the world as it goes on show for the first time ever.
Event type: 
Exhibition
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Te Ao Mārama South Atrium, Auckland Museum
Address: 
Auckland Museum, Auckland Domain, Parnell
Region: 
Auckland

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Feel the ground shake? The greatest predator that ever lived has arrived at Auckland Museum.

Until September, Museum visitors will be able to get up close to one of the rarest, most complete T. rex skeletons in the world as it goes on display for the first time ever.

A T. rex skeleton is an incredibly rare sight in New Zealand and one containing real bones is even rarer, as most of the examples in museums are replicas. But what makes this example ultra rare is its stunning black colour, caused by mineral deposits on the bones.

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Auckland Museum

21 Apr 2022