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Tyrannosaurus Bataar

Tyrannosaurus Bataar (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Dinosaur Skeleton Sold By Dallas-Based Auction House Returned To Mongolia

It may be the first time a dead dinosaur is flying for free. U.S. authorities in New York are returning a 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus skeleton to the Mongolian government this week.

05/06/2013

Tyrannosaurus Bataar (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Florida Fossils Dealer Seeks Dinosaur’s Return

A Florida fossils dealer whose dinosaur was seized by the U.S. government so that it could be given to the government of Mongolia is demanding that it be given back to him.

08/21/2012

Tyrannosaurus Bataar (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Government Seizes Dinosaur Sold By Dallas-Based Auction

The U.S. government has seized a dinosaur skeleton, sold by a Dallas-based auction house, in New York City. Officials say the fossil was unjustly taken from Mongolia.

06/22/2012

Tyrannosaurus Bataar (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Judge Says U.S. Can Seize Dinosaur Skeleton

An unusual arrest warrant was issued Tuesday when a judge authorized the Department of Homeland Security to seize a dinosaur from an art storage company.

06/20/2012