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Mating Turtles

Credit: Naturmuseum Senckenberg in Frankfurt
One of nine mating pairs of the extinct turtle Allaeochelys crassesculpta found at the Messel Pit fossil site in Germany. The male (to the right) is about 20 percent smaller than the female.
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