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Dinosaur Cleaning Day at Toyohashi Museum of Natural History: Annual Year-End Event Brings 28 Staff and Volunteers Together

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Dinosaur skeletal specimens being cleaned at the Toyohashi Museum of Natural History on Thursday.

A total of 28 staff and volunteers cleaned large dinosaur specimens and replicas at the Toyohashi Museum of Natural History in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, on Dec. 14. The cleaning is an annual year-end event.

The museum exhibits 12 skeletal specimens and replicas, including a 6.6-meter-tall Edmontosaurus and an 11-meter-tall Tyrannosaurus. Curators carefully removed dirt from the dinosaurs using brushes and other tools.