Numlock News: October 8, 2020 • Chess, T. Re…

By Walt Hickey T. Rex The Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil placed up for auction at Christie’s sold for $31.8 million, which is several times its estimated price and about four times the previous record-setting specimen, the $8.4 million sale in 1997 of the T. Rex now in the Field Museum in Chicago. All told, roughly 50 Tyrannosauruses have been found, and this one is an excellent and nearly complete fossil at 188 bones, about 13 feet high and 40 feet long.

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