Fossils from reptiles

The very first reptile fragment that you might encounter is likely to be turtle shell. Take a close look at the pictures below and notice the variety of patterns and the spongy structure.

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Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 3 cm or 1.2 inches
Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 6 cm or 2.4 inches
Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 4 cm or 1.6 inches
Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 6 cm or 2.4 inches
Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 6.5 cm or 2.6 inches
Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 4 cm or 1.6 inches
Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 4.5 cm or 1.8 inches
Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-fossil Turtle shell fragment-South Carolina, USA-Length: 4 cm or 1.6 inches
Alligator dermal scute-fossil Alligator dermal scute-South Carolina, USA-Length: 4 cm or 1.6 inches
Alligator teeth-fossil Alligator teeth-South Carolina, USA-Length: 1 to 2.5 cm or .4 to 1 inch

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