Slowly Solving the Mystery of Turtle Origins

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The origin story of turtles is a mystery that has perplexed many for centuries, but thanks to more recent studies, we might be one step closer to figuring out their lineage.

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Sources:

https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-110218-024746
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/pala.12460
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/264351337_The_dawn_of_chelonian_research_Turtles_between_comparative_anatomy_and_embryology_in_the_19th_century_THE_DAWN_OF_CHELONIAN_RESEARCH
https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdfdirect/10.1111/nph.15708

Images

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Turtle_fossil_cast.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eunotosaurus_africanus_life_restoration.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Odontochelys-Paleozoological_Museum_of_China.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Proganochelys_Quenstedti.jpg
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/3d-animation-of-rotating-dna-strand-surrounded-alien-cells-4k-abstract-health-animation-hokwxmyjukamdfntu
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fossil_sea_turtle.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sea_turtle_skull.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Turtle_skeleton_cross-section,_labelled_as_infographic.svg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/smilling-turtle-portrait-gm1176850051-328301566
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/newly-hatched-turtles-gm480513299-36591506

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