Would you pay 6.1M for a 77-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton?
That’s exactly what a private collector did last week and it’s put the paleontology establishment on high alert.
While the origins of bone collecting have always had their roots in commercialism, a lot of scientists believe that selling fossils to private citizens sends the wrong message about the corporatization of science.
Where were these guys last year?
Read all about the battles of the bones here.