18 dino skeletons returned to Mongolia – video and photos

18 dino skeletons returned to Mongolia – video and photos


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B-roll and photos. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE and the Justice Department returned to the Mongolian government the fossilized remains of over 18 dinosaur skeletons, including two Tyrannosaurus bataar skeletons that were unlawfully taken from Mongolia. This EPK (electronic press kit) includes video and photos of the bones and the ceremony.


Dinosaur Bones Returned to Mongolia: B-roll of Bones Dinosaur Bones Returned to Mongolia: B-roll of Bones
This electronic press kit (EPK) contains b-roll of bones being catalogued by an HSI Special Agent and a Mongolian paleontologist, in preparation for repatriating the...

US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia
James T. Hayes Jr., HSI special agent in charge, speaks at the repatriation ceremony. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE and the Justice...
US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia
HSI Special Agent in Charge James T. Hayes Jr. (left), stands with Daniel Brazier (right), HSI special agent, the case agent, next to a slab with two "Gallimimus"...
US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia
HSI Special Agent in Charge James T. Hayes Jr. (center), shakes hands with Od Och, permanent representative of Mongolia to the UN, as Dr. Mark A. Norell, chief...
US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia US returns dinosaur bones to Mongolia
Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York (left), HSI Special Agent in Charge James T. Hayes, Jr. (center), Od Och, permanent representative...
The "Gallimimus slab" The "Gallimimus slab"
A rock slab containing two skeletons of Gallimimus bullatus, a large, ostrich-like dinosaur. It is being returned to Mongolia. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony...
Skull of Gallimimus bullatus Skull of Gallimimus bullatus
Skull of Gallimimus bullatus, a large, ostrich-like dinosaur, is pictured. It is being returned to Mongolia. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE...
Skull of Tarbosaurus baatar Skull of Tarbosaurus baatar
The skull of a Tarbosaurus baatar, which is being returned to Mongolia, is pictured. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE and the Justice...
Skull of Tarchia Skull of Tarchia
The skull of Tarchia, an ankylosaurid dinosaur, is pictured. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE and the Justice Department returned to the...
A 'raptor matrix' A 'raptor matrix'
A rock slab containing four or five Oviraptors, known (perhaps apocryphally) for eating the eggs of other dinosaurs, is pictured. It is being returned to Mongolia. On...
A group of prehistoric turtles A group of prehistoric turtles
A group of prehistoric turtles being returned to Mongolia is pictured. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE and the Justice Department returned to...
Spine of an indeterminate dinosaur Spine of an indeterminate dinosaur
A dinosaur spine that is being returned to Mongolia is pictured. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE and the Justice Department returned to the...
A dinosaur bone A dinosaur bone
One of many dinosaur bones being returned to Mongolia is pictured. On July 10, 2014, in a formal ceremony in Manhattan, ICE and the Justice Department returned to the...