T-Rex skeletal remains fetch $31 million at New York auction

NEW YORK (WABC) -- It turns out fossils can fetch a lot of bones.

Skeletal remains of a T-Rex sold at auction in New York for $31.8 million.

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That massive sum stomped out all prior records for dinosaur skeletons and fossils.

The item is from a creature nicknamed Stan, who walked the Earth 67 million years ago.

The new owner will have to a have a big space available.

Stan is 13 feet tall and 40 feet long.

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