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Stan (BHI 3033) T-Rex Facts
: Tyrannosaurus rex
: BHI 3033
: Spring of 1987
: Stan Sacrison
: Hell Creek Formation in South Dakota, U.S.
10 Stan (BHI 3033) Tyrannosaurus Rex Facts
Stan is the nickname for a famous
Stan was discovered by Stan Sacrison, an amateur paleontologist in the Spring of 1987, at the Hell Creek Formation, South Dakota in the United States of America.
As of 2019, Stan is the 5th most complete Tyrannosaurs Rex fossil specimen.
An estimated 70% of the bulk of Stan was recovered during excavation and recovery.
The skull of Stan is believed to be the best Tyrannosaurs Rex skull ever recovered.
The official catalog number for Stan is BHI 3033.
Stan was 42 feet (12.8 meters) long and estimated to have weighed 6 tons (5.4 metric tons).
Based on Stan’s narrow pelvis, paleontologists are confident that Stan was a male Tyrannosaurs Rex.
More than 30,000 hours were spent by the Black Hills Institute to get Stan ready for display.
More than 60 casts of Stan have been made and are displayed in museums around the world.
More T-Rex Fossil Facts
Stan - BHI 3033
Sue - FMNH PR 2081
Trix - RGM 792.000
Pictures of Stan (BHI 3033)
A picture of the Stan BHI 3033 Exhibit at Black Hills Institute in Hill City, South Dakota.
A picture of the Stan BHI 3033 Exhibit at Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Fort Hays, Kansas.
A picture of the Stan BHI 3033 Exhibit at Museum of Natural Science in Houston, Texas.
Additional Resources on Stan (BHI 3033)
Stan @ Wikipedia
– Find more facts about Stan (BHI 3033) on the Wikipedia website.
Pictures of Stan BHI 3033 Exhibits
– A great website with pictures of Stan BH 3033 exhibits at various museums.
Which Tyrannosaurus Specimens Are Bigger Than Sue?
– A comparison of some of the best T-Rex species ever found.