Saudi sold 'dinosaur' to an American for $7m

Common desert lizard changed hands at a whopping price

A US court has issued an international warrant against a Saudi student who allegedly sold a desert lizard to an American man for $7 million as an extinct dinosaur species from Arabia, a Saudi daily reported on Thursday.

The court sent the arrest order to Interpol and Saudi Arabia’s embassy in the United States, Sharq Arabic language daily said.

“The court said in its order that the Saudi student who is studying in the US has sold a desert lizard as an extinct dinosaur species from the Arabian Peninsula to an American man for $7 million,” it said without giving further details.




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