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Smuggled dinosaur remains to be returned to Mongolia

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Smuggled dinosaur remains to be returned to Mongolia

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US authorities have agreed to return the remains of 18 dinosaurs to Mongolia.

Thought to be between 68 and 80 million years old, the fossils were recovered during a criminal investigation in the US.

Paleontologist Eric Prokopi has been sentenced to three months behind bars for his involvement in the smuggling operation.