Remains of ancient turtle the size of Mini Cooper found

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 Remains of ancient turtle the size of Mini Cooper found

In Spain, scientists have found fossils of an ancient tortoise, which was considered one of the largest on the planet. According to Reuters, a fragmented pelvis and parts of the carapace were found. Scientists have concluded that this is a species of turtle that lived on Earth about 83 million years ago. We are talking about Leviathanochelys aenigmatica, which is second in size only to Archelon, which reached 4.6 meters in length. Paleontologist and study co-author Albert Selles from the Institute of Catalan Paleontology compared the tortoise, whose remains were found, with the Mini Cooper, and the length of the Archelon with the Toyota Corolla.

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