Giant Fossil Turtle from Colombia Round Like Car Tire

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Giant Fossil Turtle from Colombia Round Like Car Tire

Post  Admin on Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:31 pm

Even the world's largest snake, Titanoboa, could probably not have swallowed this new, very round fossil turtle species from Colombia. Paleontologist Carlos Jaramillo's group at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and colleagues at North Carolina State University and the Florida Museum of Natural History discovered a new species of fossil turtle that lived 60 million years ago in what is now northwestern South America.

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