World’s largest triceratops fossil, Big John, to go under the hammer at Paris auction house

The fossilised remains of Big John, the largest triceratops dinosaur ever discovered by palaeontologists, will be sold by a Paris auction house in late September, and could fetch up to €1.5 million (US$1.77 million).Big John roamed the lands of modern-day South Dakota in the United States more than 66 million years ago. Palaeontologists unearthed the first piece of bone in 2014 and eventually found 60 per cent of his skeleton, including a near-complete skull.The Drouot auction house estimated…