Giant Turtle Fossil Size of Smart Car

May 20, 2012
The Reptile Report
by Robyn

The Reptile Report - Picture a turtle the size of a Smart car, with a shell large enough to double as a kiddie pool. Paleontologists from North Carolina State University have found just such a specimen — the fossilized remains of a 60-million-year-old South American giant that lived in what is now Colombia.

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