Fossilised turtle excavated in New Mexico

November 4, 2014 6:38 AM

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Las Cruces - Fossilised remains of a turtle believed to have lived in a swampy environment tens of millions of years ago were recovered from a desert location in New Mexico.

A team from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History excavated the find on federal property near the city of Truth or Consequences last week, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported ( ).

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