12/08/1990 The largest Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton is discovered
The painful life of Sue the T.rex
Did You Know: Sue the Tyrannosaurus Rex
"Sue the T. rex" gets a cleaning
Sue is the largest, most extensive and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever found at over 90% recovered by bulk. It was discovered by Sue Hendrickson, a paleontologist, and was named after her. After ownership disputes were settled, the fossil was auctioned for the US $8.3 million, the highest amount ever paid for a dinosaur fossil.