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Dinosaur Tail To Be Auctioned To Rebuild Mexican Schools Destroyed By Earthquake

A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damaged by two earthquakes that struck the Latin American nation in September, Reuters reports. The 4-meter (13-foot)-long, 180-kilogram (396-pound) tail will be offered at a reserve price of 1.8 million Mexican pesos ($95,805), according to organizer Morton’s Auction House. Anything raised above the reserve price will be donated to the BBVA Bancomer Foundation to help finance the reconstruction of some 5,000 damaged schools. The extremity belonged to a 17-meter (56-foot), 22-ton sauropod of the Atlasaurus imelakei species that roamed the…