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(LA Times)   New Jersey fossil hunter discovers half of ancient giant sea turtle bone, takes it to local museum to have it identified. Curators joke maybe it's other half of another bone discovered in the 1800s. Well, what do you know?   (latimes.com) divider line 3
    More: Spiffy, fossil hunters, New Jersey, sea turtles, local museum, humeri, sea turtle bone, whales, streambeds  
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2014-03-26 11:14:30 AM  
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Come on subby, New Jersey Curators make a joke when they find another part humerus.
2014-03-26 11:13:35 PM  
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Nobody thought to go back to where the first half was found and look for the rest?
2014-03-26 12:40:49 PM  
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FTFA: Scientists believe the turtle the bone belonged to lived 70 million to 75 million years ago, in a shallow sea that covered what is now central New Jersey.

I knew turtles could live a long time, but 5 million years is still impressive.
 
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