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Chicago Field Museum's dinosaur to get cleaning

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The Field Museum's famous Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur skeleton, Sue, is getting ready for the holidays.

One of the 67-million-year-old dinosaur's twice yearly cleanings will happen Tuesday morning at the Chicago museum.

That's when geologist Bill Simpson plans to take a spin around the dinosaur fossil on a lift. He'll blow the dust off Sue with vacuum cleaner, then use a feather duster on all of her 200 bones 

Simpson's the only person permitted to clean the dinosaur.

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