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A Regina treasure is going to call it a career after 37 years of service with the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.

Megamunch will be retired at the end of February 2024.

The announcement was made the Brie Hnetka, the Executive Director of the RSM.

“Its has been something we have discussed for a number of years, and we put if off as long as we possibly could, its just no longer feasible given the age of the exhibit.”

Megamunch arrived in Regina in May of 1987, and was an immediate hit. Thousands of tourists and school children have heard the mighty roar of Megamunch who has see a lot in his years of service.

A statement from the museum included a quote from the iconic dinosaur about his retirement.

“I have loved my time here at the museum and couldn’t imagine a better job, or better colleagues.” MegaMunch said. “Still, I’ve been thinking about retirement for a few years now. I am almost 67 million years old and roaring all day isn’t as easy as it was when I was younger. Before I left, I wanted to help Scotty get up to speed on the job, the museum, and how best to educate kids on dinosaurs. Scotty has been amazing and loves seeing the kids when they visit the museum. I know everyone is in great hands.

“In March, I plan to head back to the Cretaceous to visit with family and friends. While I’m looking forward to some downtime, I will miss everyone, especially Scotty, the world’s largest T.rex, and all my friends who have come to visit me over the years.”  

The museum is planning a retirement party befitting his size and status.

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