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Digging up T-rex and controversy in 'Dinosaur 13'

The new documentary "Dinosaur 13" chronicles the exciting discovery and ensuing controversy over the unearthing of the biggest, most fully intact Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton ever found, known as Sue.

A battle over the rights to the T-rex erupted when the federal government claimed it was found on federal lands and that the owner of the land didn't have the right to sell the specimen. A court case ensued and Peter Larson, who excavated the dinosaur, was sent to federal prison for two years.

The dinosaur ended up being sold at auction for millions of dollars and is now displayed in the Field Museum of Chicago.

Documentary subject Peter Larson and director Todd Douglas Miller join the show to discuss the film.


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