New research lends weight to the idea that turtles evolved from the same ancestors as most reptiles, a Chinese scientist says. Photo: AFP

‘Nobody knew what it was’: Chinese fossil ‘a missing link’ in turtle evolution puzzle

Guizhou find offers clues to the big mystery of how the animal’s shell fused to its skeleton

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New research lends weight to the idea that turtles evolved from the same ancestors as most reptiles, a Chinese scientist says. Photo: AFP
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