Most turtle fossils come from Florida USA and the oldest
goes back to some 120 million years.
Turtles have always fascinated collector’s due to its longevity,
so it has been considered a lucky animal fossil to own.
Scientists have studied its immune system and how the animal
would heal itself.
These fossil turtles are different to todays living
creatures but shows how its adapted and it is suggested that the turtle shell
was for digging not for protection ,and had sharp claws for digging .
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