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New species of turtle found in Papua New Guinea

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An undated handout photo released on February 16, 2016, shows a new species of freshwater turtle discovered in Papua New Guinea, researchers from the University of Canberra said. Exxonmobil PNG/Handout/AFP
The new species of freshwater turtle is one of a group which would have been present for the full geological formation of its main Pacific island, researchers say

SYDNEY, Australia (Feb. 17, 2016) — A new species of freshwater turtle has been discovered in Papua New Guinea, one of a group which would have been present for the full geological formation of its main Pacific island, researchers said.

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