Old school- Archelon Ischyros on display at the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven, CT, taken in 1914. The specimen, which is still on display, represents the largest turtle in history (though Stupendemys may have rivaled Archelon in size), reaching lengths of up to 13 feet. [1190 x 1258]

Old school- Archelon Ischyros on display at the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven, CT, taken in 1914. The specimen, … More

A Glyptodon skeleton and shell in Berlin’s Museum Fur Naturkunde. Glyptodon was a primitive, heavily armored Xenarthan, an order of mammals that includes modern armadillos, sloths and anteaters. It was about the size and weight of a Volkswagen Beetle. [2352 x 1013]

A Glyptodon skeleton and shell in Berlin’s Museum Fur Naturkunde. Glyptodon was a primitive, heavily armored Xenarthan, an order of … More