Mystery donor for Raffles Museum dinosaur fund revealed

The Straits Times reported yesterday that a donor, who wished to remain anonymous, had topped up the funds to buy a trio of dinosaur bones discovered in a quarry in Wyoming in the United States. The American sellers had asked for $8 million but the Raffles Museum would not say what the final deal was. Mrs Lee said: 'It is right to keep the family of three dinosaurs together. It will be a unique experience for all. I hope our contribution will put Singapore on the world map and will be a lasting educational legacy for generations to come.' Dr Lee Seng Gee's father, Mr Lee Kong Chian, was a well-known banker and philanthropist. The Lee Foundation also gave $25 million to the building of the new natural history museum which the Raffles Museum will become in 2014. Named Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, the 7,500 sq m facility will be built on the National University of S...

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