Image Gallery: Fossilized Turtles Caught in the Act

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Mating Turtles

Credit: Naturmuseum Senckenberg in Frankfurt
Researchers have discovered nine mating pairs of the extinct turtle Allaeochelys crassesculpta (one pair shown here) at the Messel Pit fossil site in Germany.…Read More »

The male (to the right) is about 20 percent smaller than the female. [Read full story]   Less «
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