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Paper sparks fossil fury
Palaeontologists criticize publication of specimen with questionable origin.
Palaeontologists are criticizing a new article on an armoured dinosaur fossil
because the 80-million-year-old specimen may have been taken illegally from the
Gobi Desert. The prominent California neuroscientist who purchased the fossil
five years ago says he will send it back, to China or Mongolia, if someone can
demonstrate that laws were indeed broken.