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Stan's hammer price smashes the $8.4m record paid for the T. rex known as "Sue" in 1997. The anonymous buyer spared no expense in getting their offer accepted over the phone after a tense 20 minutes of bidding. Video, Malcolm X: From civil rights to Smethwick, Swimming with sharks at Bondi Beach. T-Rex skeleton named Stan breaks dinosaur fossil record with £24.5m auction sale, Stan was named after the amateur paleontologist who discovered it, The dinosaur is believed to be 67 million years old and is nicknamed Stan. He first saw the dinosaur's remains in 1987, weathering out of sediments in the famous fossil-yielding Hell Creek Formation in South Dakota. To the fury of fellow passengers, she was eating oysters at a restaurant at the time. A T-Rex skeleton has sold for a record-breaking £24.5million at auction. The huge Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton is a monster 40ft long and 13ft high. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Named after Stan Sacrison, the amateur palaeontologist who discovered it in South Dakota in 1987, Stan is 40ft long and 13ft high. VideoDr Fauci: Vaccine result could come by December, Pence stays campaigning despite aide's Covid, Adele sings and jokes about weight as she hosts SNL, Socially-distanced Sesame Street. It is the most expensive dinosaur fossil ever to be sold after going under the hammer at Christie's auction house in New York. VideoMixed-reality Mario Karts race around the home, My search for British novelist's famed French summer, Covid-19 forces grand Hindu festival to go online, Nasa leaks asteroid samples into space as door jams. While Christie's declined to reveal the name of the new owner, the firm's James Hyslop said some further details about the dinosaur's future could emerge in the next few days. Dinosaur expert Professor Phil Manning, from the University of Manchester, said: "Stan rapidly became the 'Stan-dard' for T-rex, given there are so many casts of this extraordinary fossil that have been sold all over the world. Damage to the skeleton suggests the dinosaur was involved in a number of battles during its life. The 67-million-year-old fossil went to an anonymous bidder in the sale organised by Christie's in New York. Tim Huber. 'Murder hornet': First nest found in US eradicated with vacuum hose, Doha airport in Qatar 'examined women internally' after newborn baby found, Covid: Spain imposes national night-time curfew to curb infections, Adele sings and jokes about weight loss as she hosts Saturday Night Live, Isle of Wight: Stowaways on board tanker in 'ongoing incident', US election 2020: Pence stays campaigning despite aide's Covid diagnosis. The actual winning bid was $27.5m, but .css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link{color:#3F3F42;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited{font-weight:bolder;border-bottom:1px solid #BABABA;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:focus,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:focus{border-bottom-color:currentcolor;border-bottom-width:2px;color:#B80000;}@supports (text-underline-offset:0.25em){.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited{border-bottom:none;-webkit-text-decoration:underline #BABABA;text-decoration:underline #BABABA;-webkit-text-decoration-thickness:1px;text-decoration-thickness:1px;-webkit-text-decoration-skip-ink:none;text-decoration-skip-ink:none;text-underline-offset:0.25em;}.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:hover,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:link:focus,.css-yidnqd-InlineLink:visited:focus{-webkit-text-decoration-color:currentcolor;text-decoration-color:currentcolor;-webkit-text-decoration-thickness:2px;text-decoration-thickness:2px;color:#B80000;}}commission and other additional costs took the final price to $31.8m. 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The 67-million-year-old structure is made up of 188 bones and peaked scientists' interest after they spotted two fused vertebrae in the neck - which implies the dinosaur survived a broken neck during its lifetime. Its teeth are over 11 inches long. DInosaurs roamed the Earth for 100 million years before they suddenly died out around 65.5 million years ago. Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox.

"I am keeping my fingers and toes crossed that this remarkable fossil stays in the public domain for all to enjoy.". Video, Dr Fauci: Vaccine result could come by December, Malcolm X: From civil rights to Smethwick. Video, Mixed-reality Mario Karts race around the home, Could blood plasma help treat coronavirus? A Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton called Stan has sold for £24.5m at auction, breaking an all-time record. You can unsubscribe at any time. .css-8h1dth-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-8h1dth-Link:hover,.css-8h1dth-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. It was bought by the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago for $8.36m (£6.45m) and was nicknamed Sue. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. By Jonathan AmosBBC Science Correspondent.

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