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Fossils reveal a big tortoise that once plodded island shores

A large plowshare tortoise stands near a tree

The plowshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) of Madagascar is closely related to a newly identified, extinct species. Credit: Gerald Kuchling

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Nature 613, 614 (2023)



  1. Kehlmaier, C. et al. Sci. Adv. (2023).

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