The Florida dealer was also accused of illegally importing from Mongolia a second, nearly complete Tyrannosaurus batr skeleton, two Saurolophus
skeletons and two Oviraptor skeletons.
Bell said the government will also get to keep a Chinese flying dinosaur that Prokopi illegally imported; a skeleton of a Saurolophus
, a duckbilled, plant eating dinosaur from the late Cretaceous period; and two Oviraptor skeletons, one found at Prokopi's home and the other at another residential dwelling in Florida.
Russian paleontologists discovered six articulated skeletons of the large duckbilled dinosaur Saurolophus, many of them complete with skin impressions.
During preliminary paleontological work, we measured more than 50 bones and have discovered that at least three different size classes of Saurolophus were present.
The story features a counting rhyme, like Ten in the Bed, starring dinosaurs such as pachycephalosaurus, stegosaurus, tyrannosaurus, spinosaurus, archaeopteryx, ankylosaurs, supersaurus, chasmosaurus, saurolophus
, and triceratops, who disappear from the fossil record.
Unique Creatures from Russia's Vaults" includes 33 complete skeletons and other rare specimens that were collected in Asia by Moscow's Russian Academy of Sciences, The two largest specimens, a Tyrannosaurus bataar and a Saurolophus
angustirostris, loom an intimidating seven metres tall.
angustirostris was an herbivore from the upper Cretaceous that walked on two legs and might have reached a height of 20 ft (6 m).
One example is the duck-billed dinosaur Saurolophus
, which is found in Alberta and Mongolia at about the same time period.