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Prionochelys nauta

Pronounced (pry-on-oh-kee-leez naw-ta) Discovery Location: Central Alabama Diet: Omnivore Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 80 million years Formation: Mooreville Chalk Length: 30 in Prionochelys nauta is a member of the turtle family Toxochelyidae, one of many types of animals that lived during the late Cretaceous.  This rare specimen is from the Mooreville Chalk of Alabama.   This […]

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