The complete 150-million-year-old Bentosaurus fossil will go on display at the Druitt, Paris, on October 20.auctionand the price is estimated to start at 1.2 million euros (about 128 US dollars).
British Broadcasting Corporation reports,WyomingThe Camptosaurus fossil “Barry” was discovered in the 1990s and named after Barry, the paleontologist who discovered the remains. Barry James.
Alexandre Gicquello, head of the Hotel Drouot auction house, said it was rare for Berry’s preservation to be “exceptionally complete”. “The skull is 90% complete, and the rest of the torso is about 80% complete.”
“Berry” dates to the Late Jurassic period and is 2.1 meters long and 5 meters tall.
dinosaurRelics are extremely rare on the auction market. Looking at the world, they come under the hammer only a few times each year. In April this year, the first auction in Europe of the fossils of Tyrannosaurus rex (also known as Tyrannosaurus) was sold for a whopping price of NT$180 million.
Despite this, some scholars are concerned that the “educationally important” dinosaur fossil “Berry” might end up in a private collection and would be difficult for the outside world to see.