Eric Prokopi said he would surrender the 70 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton known as "Ty" and give up any claims to six other dinosaur skeletons and various other bones in a cooperation deal that might win him leniency from charges that carry a potential prison sentence of up to 17 years.
With Guilty Plea, Florida Fossil Dealer Relinquishes 'Dinosaur Shopping List'
The Associated Press
December 31, 2012
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