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How Big Are Velociraptors?

The sickle-clawed dinosaur that once inhabited central and eastern Asia 99 million years ago has gained popularity after being highlighted in the Jurassic World Movie series. But did you know their size in the movie was fictional? Real Velociraptors are actually significantly smaller than what we think. In the Jurassic World movie, the velociraptors measure …

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A giant tortoise species was believed to be extinct for 113 years, only for it to be discovered again in Galápagos, 2019.

Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years found in Galápagos A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galápagos island of Fernandina. An adult female Chelonoidis phantasticus, also known as the Fernandina giant tortoise, was …

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If you remove a box turtle from the wild and don’t put them back in the location you found them they will most likely die looking for their home

Box Turtle Conservation Box turtles have unfortunate seen better days in the wild. Various factors, most of them human-related such as exports for the pet trade and loss of habitat is causing the population of box turtles to dwindle. Because of this, it’s important to know about the threat and what we can do to …

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