Arvinachelys goldeni: Fossil Shows Pig-Snouted Turtles Lived among Dinosaurs

A discovery of ancient turtle bones in southern Utah has led a University of Texas paleontologist to identify a new species of long-extinct, pig-snouted turtle, according to a paper published today in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Named Arvinachelys goldeni, the remains of the weird turtle were found in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. “The [...] —> Read More