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2 Giant Sea Turtle Fossils Fit Perfectly After 160 Years

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March 26, 2014
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A paleontologist in New Jersey found the second half of a giant sea turtle fossil more than 160 years after the first half was found. Video provided by Newsy


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Reuters (Sep. 3, 2013) — Thousands of prehistoric fossils have been rescued from dusty museum archives and made available online as highly detailed 3D models, with plans afoot to also digitally scan dinosaur fossils. Researchers and the public can now access the virtual fossils and even print a highly detailed 3D replica.
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Ancient Turtles Unearthed in Poland

Ancient Turtles Unearthed in Poland

AFP (Oct. 13, 2012) — At 215 million years old, turtle fossils unearthed in southern Poland are the world's most ancient and complete known remains of their kind, and could provide priceless clues to the mysterious origins of this ancient reptile, venerated in cultures the world over.
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World's Oldest Turtle Fossil Could Bridge Evolutionary Gap

World's Oldest Turtle Fossil Could Bridge Evolutionary Gap

Reuters (Oct. 19, 2012) — Polish paleontologists have uncovered what they believe is the world's oldest turtle fossil in the southern city of Poreba. They've also found what they suspect is a separate turtle species, previously unknown and hope that subsequent examination will help solve unanswered questions about the animals' evolution.
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Fossils of 'Largest' Dinosaur Found in Argentina

Fossils of 'Largest' Dinosaur Found in Argentina

AFP (May 19, 2014) — Paleontologists in Argentina's remote Patagonia region have discovered fossils of what may be the largest dinosaur ever, amid a vast cache of fossils that could shed light on prehistoric life. Duration: 00:41 Video provided by AFP
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