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Turtle Fossils From Jurassic Period Found In Chinese 'Bone Bed,' Paleontologists Say

Published 10/31/12
By Megan Gannon, Huffington Post

Scientists say they've uncovered a pile of 1,800 Jurassic turtle skeletons in China that had been swept into a mass grave millions of years ago. The fossilized mesa chelonia turtles were found in China’s northwest province of Xinjiang in what paleontologists call a "bone bed" with some of the shells stacked up on top of each other in the rock.

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