Feds to return 70-million-year-old dinosaur fossil to Mongolian government

06 Sep 2014 5:18 PM | Anonymous

Feds to return 70-million-year-old dinosaur fossil to Mongolian government

Brooklyn federal prosecutors filed court papers to seize the fossilized skull and vertebrae after a dealer allegedly attempted to smuggle it into America.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Friday, September 5, 2014, 12:49 PM

The feds are sending home a 70-million-year-old Mongolian dinosaur.

Its fossilized skull and vertebrae, that is.

Brooklyn prosecutors have filed a lawsuit to seize the stolen remains, which the fossil dealer falsely described in shipping documents as a cheap replica of dinosaur bones from France.



Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/feds-return-70-million-year-old-dinosaur-fossil-mongolian-government-article-1.1929322#ixzz3CZZXWP00

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