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Archelon ("Ruling Turtle") was a giant prehistoric sea turle that lived during the Cretaceous Period. It was the largest turtle that ever existed.

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Time/Era/PeriodEdit

Archelon lived during in the oceans of the Late Cretaceous period from 80-65 Million Years Ago.

Size/DescriptionEdit

Archelon was unlike any turtle in the 21st Century, that largest turtle of all time, measuring over 4.5 meters in length. Despite its size, it was no more aggressive than modern sea turtles and actually lacked a hard bony shell, just as the modern leatherback turtle does. That made it vulnerable to attacks by such monstrous sea carnivores.

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