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New Study Shows How Tortoises, Alligators Thrived in High Arctic Some 50 Million Years Ago
August 24, 2010
A new study of the High Arctic climate roughly 50 million years ago led by the University of Colorado at Boulder helps to explain how ancient alligators and giant tortoises were able to thrive on Ellesmere Island well above the Arctic Circle, even as they endured six months of darkness each year.
University of Colorado at Boulder
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