Full dinosaur skeleton auctioned for over US$ 6 million
The complete skeleton of a dinosaur that lived at the end of the Cretaceous era has been sold Thursday in a Sotheby's auction in New York for US$ 6.1 million to an anonymous bidder who also purchased the rights to name the fossilized creature at will, it was announced.
Skeleton of a Gorgosaurus sells at auction for $6.1 million - The Boston Globe
The sale was the latest in a series of auctions for dinosaur fossils that have infuriated some scientists who worry about the commercialization of the earth’s evolutionary history.
Sotheby's auctions dinosaur skeleton for $6.1 million
In Sotheby's, a piece of prehistoric time was auctioned off - in the form of a Gorgosaurus skeleton that is more than 70 million years old. But who can now call the still nameless dinosaur his own remains a secret. By Anne Schneider. more Read the message on www.tagesschau.de