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Down to Earth With: Fossil preparator Bob Masek

When paleontologists unearth a fossil and rock still entombs part of it, they take it to someone like fossil preparator Bob Masek, who cleans and prepares the fossil for scientific study, and sometimes for display in a museum. In the 1990s, Masek helped prepare “ Sue,” the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex fossil ever discovered, which now stands in Chicago’s  Field Museum of Natural   History.
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