Odd ancient lizard-like reptile called earliest-known turtle

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It was a creature that one scientist said resembled “a strange, gluttonous lizard that swallowed a small Frisbee.” But a sophisticated skull analysis showed that this reptile called Eunotosaurus africanus that lived in southern Africa 260 million years ago is actually the earliest-known turtle, even though it had…

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