Sold out! Dinosaur skeleton that inspired the velociraptors of ‘Jurassic Park’ auctioned for 12.4 million dollars

A rare dinosaur fossil from Deinonychusthe species that inspired the appearance and behavior of the fearsome velociraptor in the “Jurassic Park” movies, it just sold for a whopping $12.4 million at auction.

The 10-foot-long (3-meter) skeleton, unearthed in Montana in 2015, includes 126 fossilized bones from Deinonychus antirrhopus dating from between 115 million and 108 million years ago, during the Cretaceous period, according to Christie’swhich held the auction on May 12.

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