Friday, June 22, 2012

Turtles in prehistory fossilized in mating acts

Paleontologists in Germany have reportedly unearthed the fossils of 9 pairs of prehistoric turtles frozen in mating positions. Paleontology is a 'specialised or focussed field of science that studies prehistoric life. Although paleontological studies involve a degree of hypothesising, it is premised on touchable remains and fossils of prehistoric creatures.