Fossilized turtle believed to have lived tens of millions of years ago excavated in New Mexico

November 4, 2014 1:24 PM

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Fossilized turtle believed to have lived tens of millions of years ago excavated in New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Fossilized 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 southern 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 Sunday.

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