Study Reveals Important Information about Evolutionary Origin of Turtle Skull

Paleontologists have determined that Eunotosaurus africanus – a 260 million year old fossil reptile from the Karoo Basin of South Africa and a relative of modern turtles – provides a long awaited glimpse into the origins of these magnificent reptiles. While Eunotosaurus africanus lacks the iconic turtle shell, its wide ribs and distinctively circular torso [...] —> Read More