Barry’s dinosaur skeleton will be auctioned in Paris 06:29

The unusually well-preserved skeleton of a camptosaurus named Barry, which dates back to the Jurassic period and is approximately 150 million years old, will be auctioned in Paris. writes about this Reuters.

The skeleton was discovered in the US state of Wyoming in the 1990s and was restored in 2000 by paleontologist Barry James, who gave the dinosaur its name. Italian laboratory Zoic, which purchased Barry last year, carried out further restoration work.

“This is an extremely well-preserved example, it is quite rare,” said Alexandre Guichello of Paris auction house Hotel Drouot, where the auction will be held in October this year.

According to him, the completeness of the dinosaur skull is 90% and the rest of the skeleton is 80%. According to Guichello, dinosaurs are a rarity in the art market; no more than a few pieces per year are sold worldwide.

The skeleton will be displayed to the public in mid-October before being sold; The cost could be around $1.28 million.

Before reportedBritish paleontologists from the University of Bath said they discovered a new species of small herbivorous dinosaur on the Isle of Wight in southern England. The discovery led scientists to hypothesize that Europe had its own family of small lizards, unlike their relatives in Asia and North America.

Paleontologists before to create A large predatory animal that lived on Earth in Brazil 40 million years before the appearance of dinosaurs.

Source: Gazeta


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