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Researchers discovered a pig-nosed turtle, Arvinachelys goldeni, named in honor of NHMU volunteer and former UGS Board Member, Jerry Golden. Read more about this new turtle here!


In the 250-million-year evolutionary history of turtles, scientists have seen nothing like the pig nose of a new species of extinct turtle discovered in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by a team from the Natural History Museum of Utah.