90 million-year-old turtle fossils of Cretaceous era found in New Mexico

November 4, 2014 9:49 AM

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A local museum volunteer unknowingly uncovered an ancient fossil of turtle, which dates back to 90-million-year, in southern New Mexico, thinking it of a rare ancient stone.

Jeff Dornbusch, a volunteer with the local museum, discovered the fossil while he was taking a hike near the town of Truth or Consequence in southern New Mexico.

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