Thursday, June 29, 2017

Fact of the Day: Jurassic Turtles

While the modern species are more recent, turtles as a biological order have been around since the late Jurassic era about 157 million years ago. 

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  1. I don't know if I've posted this before, but we've had our red-ear slider since 2009. Love turtles:)

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  2. They do have that ancient look about them.

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  3. I guess slow and steady sure wins something

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  4. They really have no changed that much and can live a long life. Let's hope humans don't interfere any further with their decline

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  5. I've seen fossil turtles ~ Eocene not Jurassic ~ on a dig in the Bridger Basin of Wyoming. Way cool!

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  6. I knew they'd been around for millions of years.

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