The Tyrannosaurus skeleton was sold at auction for $31.8 million

The Tyrannosaurus skeleton was sold at Christie’s auction for a record price of $31.8 million.

The giant lizard lived on Earth about 67 million years ago. The remains of the predator were discovered in 1987 in South Dakota. According to experts’ estimates, the individual weighed about 7-8 tons.

The previous record for the cost of the skeleton was set in 1997. Then the Tyrannosaurus was sold to a museum in Chicago for $ 8.36 million.