The Return of Giant Skin-Shell Sea Turtles
The biggest turtle ever described wasn’t an ancestor of today’s leatherback turtles or any other living sea turtles. But it looks like there are some things about being a giant, skin-shelled sea turtle that just work, no matter where, or when, you lived.
Thanks to Ceri Thomas (nixillustration.com/), Nobu Tamura (spinops.blogspot.com/), and Dmitry Bogdanov for allowing us to use their excellent paleoart in this video!
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