Baby T rex goes on sale on eBay, sparking paleontologists' outcry

It could be yours for just $2.95m but the sale has drawn criticism from the scientific community

You wouldn’t normally associate the world of dutiful natural history preservation with sporadic bursts of all-caps letters and exclamation points – or at least not until last month, when the fossil of an infant Tyrannosaurus rex, potentially the only in existence, went on sale on eBay for the “buy it now” price of $2.95m.

The listing reads: “Most Likely the Only BABY T-Rex in the World! It has a 15 FOOT long Body and a 21” SKULL with Serrated Teeth! This Rex was very a very dangerous meat eater. It’s a RARE opportunity indeed to ever see a baby REX…”

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Source: theguardian
Baby T rex goes on sale on eBay, sparking paleontologists' outcry