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Grisons, 241 million years ago -- Instead of amidst high mountains, a small reptile suns itself on an island beach in a warm shallow sea, where many fish and marine reptiles frolic. This is the story told by an excellently preserved new discovery of the reptile Eusaurosphargis dalsassoi.

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Scientists recently reconstructed the skin of endangered green turtles, marking the first time that skin of a non-mammal was successfully engineered in a laboratory, according to a study. In turn, the scientists were able to grow a tumor-associated virus to better understand certain tumor diseases.

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Scientists have found that the pig-nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta) has joined a select group of chatty chelonians that can vocalize.

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Warmer temperatures associated with climate change may lead to higher numbers of female sea turtles and increased nest failure, suggests a new report.

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