Dinosaur

Employee Julia Thomas poses with a diplodocus skeleton named "Misty", at Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, southern England November 25, 2013. The 17 meter skeleton unearthed in Wyoming is expected to sell for 600,000 GB pounds (U.S. $970,000) when it is auction as part of the "Evolution" sale at the auction house on November 27.

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The skeleton of a diplodocus named Misty towers over an employee of Summers Place Auctions in the auction house’s showrooms in West Sussex, UK. The 17m -long skeleton, unearthed in Wyoming, is expected to sell for £600,000 when it is auctioned on Wednesday.

Dinosaur skeleton set for auction...Lindsay Hoadley of Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, West Sussex, tends to 17 metre long specimen of a long-necked Diplodocus Longus which will be auctioned next month and according to experts will be the first sale in the UK of a large dinosaur skeleton and is exptected to fetch up to £600,000. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 16, 2013. See PA story SALE Dinosaur. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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Lindsay Hoadley of Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, West Sussex, tends to a 17-metre long specimen of a long-necked Diplodocus Longus, which will be auctioned next month and according to experts will be the first sale in the UK of a large dinosaur skeleton. It is expected to fetch up to £600,000. Read more