Drumheller's colossal dinosaur

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A seven-storey Tyrannosaurus rex that you can climb inside may attract visitors, but it's certainly no replica of the dinosaur that roamed Drumheller, Alta. some 65 million years ago. "It's way bigger than any T. Rex ever was," says Bruce Naylot of the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which houses a world famous dinosaur collection. That's besides the point, notes Corey Campbell, the man in charge of the T. Rex building project. "It's purely for marketing purposes, and to display what a T. Rex really looks like from a far distance," he says. As this 2000 CBC-TV clip shows, the massive monument is bound to attract more attention to the self-proclaimed dinosaur capital of Canada.

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