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Giant dinosaur skull goes up for sale in Hong Kong

Triceratops skull at the Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Triceratops skull at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Image by Scott / CC BY-SA 2.0

A private seller has put a fully intact dinosaur skull up for sale in Hong Kong. The 65-million-year-old skull weighs 600kg and is nearly three metres long. The skull, which was excavated in Montana in 2003, is being sold by private owners for USD$1.8 million. This is the first time a fossil of this size and value has been put up for sale in Asia. Read more: shanghaiist.com