Latest Pleurodira Stories
Florida paleontologists digging in a northern Colombia coal mine have discovered the remains of a giant turtle so big it was capable of snacking on ancient alligators.
The discovery of a new fossil turtle species in Colombia's CerrejÃ³n coal mine by researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and the Florida Museum of Natural History helps to explain the origin of one of the most biodiverse groups of turtles in South America.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.