Fossilised Turtle

Species: Protostegidae
Location: Goulmima, Southern Morocco
Age: 90 Million Years (Cretaceous)
Size: Length 87cm
Availability: Sold

This fossil turtle from Morocco is the largest and most complete found to date. The skull is completely 3-dimensional as its been prepared out of the surrounding bedrock all the way round. This specimen comes from a well known vertebrate location in Southern Morocco that has produced many nodules containing Pliosaurs, Plesiosaurs and early Mososaurs, well documented fish and ammonites.

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