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5.5 million-year-old fossil turtle species sheds light on invasive modern relatives

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2018-02-27

A University of Pennsylvania paleontologist has described a 5.5 million-year-old fossil species of turtle from eastern Tennessee. It represents a new species of the genus Trachemys, commonly known as sliders, which are frequently kept as pets today.

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https://phys.org/news/2018-02-million-year-old-fossil-turtle-species-invasive.html