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Re: Court awards T rex "Tinker" to fossil hunters

The question still arises of why the Indianapolis Children's Museum was  
contracting to pay $8.5 million for this fossil.  Tinker's back story was  all 
hype, and a lot of the fossil was still in the  ground.


In a message dated 8/6/2009 7:46:13  P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, 
danchure@easilink.com writes:
>From the Chicago  Tribune:

"An appeals court on Thursday upheld a group of fossil hunters'  claim to 
the remains of Tinker the teenage T-rex, meaning the remote South  Dakota 
county where it was discovered is entitled to just 10 percent of any  
sale proceeds."

Story can be read  at