Skeletons of Tyrannosaurus bataar
Every day, a modern gentleman peruses the New York Times, mostly for the crossword and business section. Not often does he read more than the headline and first few paragraphs of an article, and the instance is rare when he reads an entire story. Stories in which he is engrossed typically feature scientific discovery, specifically paleontology, and high-stakes heists.
This story involved both:
An international legal dispute over a dinosaur skeleton sprouted last month from an innocent stack of mail at the American Museum of Natural History.