80-million-year-old dinosaur skeletons returning home to Mongolia

July 11, 2014 11:23 PM

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80-million-year-old dinosaur skeletons returning home to Mongolia

NEW YORK -- U.S. officials on Thursday turned over to the Mongolian government enough 80-million-year-old dinosaur skeletons to stock a museum, including two relics of a kind of dinosaur that a prosecutor said "memorably stampeded" in a Hollywood movie.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said the fossilized remains of more than 18 dinosaurs recovered by federal authorities were transferred after a ceremony attended by Mongolia's ambassador to the United Nations.

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