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The bones of what scientists believe to be "probably a new species" of the carnivorous
The 150-million-year-old skeleton, which is 70
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The buyer "wants it to be on display in a French museum," auctioneer Claude Aguttes told AFP.
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Fossil spores and bird family trees suggest that deforestation was a key factor in determining who survived 66 million years ago. Filling the Gaps“The authors have done a great job at presenting a very compelling argument about the role of globally disappearing forests in the evolution of modern birds,” says Luis Chiappe, an expert on early birds and director of the Dinosaur Institute at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, California.
He said it was the "only one of its species" to have yet been discovered.
Dinosaur expert Eric Geneste had earlier told AFP it was impossible to "classify the skeleton yet as
"In fact, there are as many differences between it and an
Japanese and Swedish telephone bidders also tried to buy the dinosaur, pushing the bidding above the 1.8 million euro estimate.
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The same French auction house sold an allosaurus called "Kan" for 1.1 million euros in 2016.
Mickeler said that "herbivores do not quite excite businessmen who buy dinosaurs the same way as carnivores do. They want to buy carnivores like themselves."
Part of the proceeds of the sale of the skeleton by a British collector will go to towards funding further archaeological digs.
Related: These 170-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tracks Were Uncovered in Scotland (Time)
Guess co-founder quits after sex assault probe .
Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano "exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper conduct could, and did, arise," Guess said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.He has resigned effective immediately from his post as executive chairman but will remain the company's chief creative officer and receive his salary until January 30 "to effect a smooth transfer of responsibilities," the filing said.
Rare dinosaur skeleton sells for two million euros
The skeleton of an extremely rare form of dinosaur sells for more than two million euros ($2.3 million) at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Two dinosaur fossils fetch a million euros each at Paris auction
Two giant dinosaur fossils were auctioned off on Wednesday in Paris (April 11) for more than a million euros each at the Binoche and Giquello auction house.
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