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Turtle Fossil

This Bizarre Pig-Snouted Turtle Lived 76 Million Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.23.2015 | Science

World, meet Arvinachelys goldeni -- a bizarre pig-snouted turtle that lived about 76 million years ago. A fossil of the now-extinct creature was recen...

Hiker Makes Amazing Discovery In Desert

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.08.2014 | Science

Jeff Dornbusch knew there was something odd about a pile of gray rocks he spotted more than a decade ago during a hike in the southern New Mexico dese...

Amateur Fossil Hunter Helps Solve Puzzle Of Prehistoric Giant

LiveScience | Wynne Parry | Posted 03.26.2014 | Science

At first, Gregory Harpel thought the dark-brown object he found was just a stone. But it was oddly placed, resting in an isolated spot on a grassy emb...

Titanoboa's Supersized Lunch

Posted 10.11.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 07/12/2012 09:37 AM EDT on LiveScience A newfound giant turtle that lived 60 million yea...

Car-Sized Reptile Lived Alongside Titanoboa, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.18.2012 | Science

Paleontologists are reporting some big news--literally. They say they've identified an extinct turtle that was the size of a Smart car, with a shell b...