Dinosaur skull smuggled into US

September 6, 2014 4:55 AM

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Dinosaur skull smuggled into US

A crate containing the fossilised jaw bone of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. US authorities are pursuing a fossil import company over the alleged smuggling of 70-million-year-old dinosaur bones from Mongolia. — AFP picNEW YORK, Sept 6 — US authorities said yesterday they are pursuing a fossil import company over the alleged smuggling of 70-million-year-old dinosaur bones from Mongolia.

The skull and vertebrae of an Alioramus dinosaur were initially presented to customs officials as a French reproduction, the US Attorney’s office said in a statement,

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