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A Chinese fossil with a shady legal history landed on the doorstep of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000151" title="University of Chicago" href="/topic/education/colleges-universities/university-of-chicago-OREDU0000151.topic">University of Chicago</a> paleontologist Paul Sereno three years ago, and turned out to be a notable discovery, a 125 million-year-old dinosaur that looks like a tiny version of the most famous dinosaur of all, the 65 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex.
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( Tribune photo by Nancy Stone / September 14, 2009 )

A Chinese fossil with a shady legal history landed on the doorstep of University of Chicago paleontologist Paul Sereno three years ago, and turned out to be a notable discovery, a 125 million-year-old dinosaur that looks like a tiny version of the most famous dinosaur of all, the 65 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex.

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