Silhouette of a tyrannosaurus rex

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The documentary»dinosaur 13«It might be the most truthful movie about big prehistoric animals.

It is also one of the most moving. It tells how fossil hunters in South Dakota, United States, unearthed the most complete T-rex skeleton ever found.

Instead of becoming the museum’s closest centerpiece, as initially planned, what ensued was a bitter custody battle for its fossils, an FBI raid, a trial, and a lengthy jail term for one of the paleontologists. .

The remains were sold at auction for about $8 million, none of which went to the discoverers, and are now in a private museum in Chicago.