T-Rex fossil to bring more than $6 million at auction

Published on September 7th, 2009 | by Admin


A Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil, named “Samson”, will be hitting the auction block next month in Las Vegas.

Museums and high-rolling natural history buffs will get a crack at buying a fossilized Tyrannosaurus rex next month at a Las Vegas Strip auction.

Experts say the 170 bones discovered about 17 years ago in South Dakota represent more than half the skeleton of a 40-foot-long, 7.5 ton dinosaur that lived 66 million years ago.

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