Oldest fossil sea turtle discovered: fossilized turtle is at least 120 million years old

The world’s oldest fossil sea turtle known to date has been found by scientists. The fossilized reptile is at least 120 million years old — which makes it about 25 million years older than the previously known oldest specimen. The almost completely preserved skeleton from the Cretaceous, with a length of nearly 2 meters, shows all of the characteristic traits of modern marine turtles. Leer más.