News-Antique.com - Nov 07,2010 - Just the thought of a pack of hungry, flesh-eating dinosaurs storming down the driveway headed for the house is enough to cause some people heart palpitations. The thing is dinosaurs have been extinct for some 65-70 million years now. But thanks to the movie industry, the fascination with these monsters from the past is as alive today as ever.
Recent findings reveal T-Rex also lived as a family or in larger groups. So, it was probably a herd of dinosaurs storming down the driveway, not a single, rogue T-Rex.
T-Rex is one of the most famous non-human animals on the planet. It’s a mixture of size, perceived ferociousness and just plain mystery that intrigues people, plus T-Rex was one of the last dinosaurs to disappear. For collectors, the T-Rex is among the most prestigious of fossil finds.
On May 27, Bonhams, New York, featured a selection of fossils, including T-Rex teeth and vertebrae in its Natural History auction.
A T-Rex tooth from the Cretaceous Period found in the Lance Creek Formation, 6 inches by 3 inches; sold for $4,270. A T-Rex Vertebra; found in the Hell Creek Formation also sold for $4,270.
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