TRIBUNE: New mega-dinosaur at Field Museum is named Maximo, unveiled June 1

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The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “The new titanosaur skeleton cast replacing Sue in the Field Museum’s central Stanley Field Hall now has a name and a debut date, the Chicago natural history museum announced Friday.

The Patagotitan mayorum skeleton replica will be called “Maximo,” Spanish for “maximum” or “most,” a nod to the Argentinian soil in which the original skeleton was unearthed.

And it will officially open June 1, although it will be hard for museum visitors to avoid witnessing the installation of the 122-foot-long skeleton, scheduled for May 23 to 25…”

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