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Unearthing the Giant Turtle Fossil

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Published on May 17, 2012

Last summer the Burke's fossil preparator, Bruce Crowley and a team of volunteers excavated a giant turtle - but finding it was only the beginning. We set up a camera to capture time-lapse video as our staff and volunteers prep the giant turtle in our fossil lab to show just what it takes to uncover the turtle.

Click here to read more about the discovery: http://burkemuseum.blogspot.com/2012/...

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