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A Giant Chelonioid Turtle from the Late Cretaceous of Morocco with a Suction Feeding Apparatus Unique among Tetrapods

  • Nathalie Bardet mail,

    bardet@mnhn.fr

    Affiliation: CNRS UMR 7207, Département Histoire de la Terre, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

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  • Nour-Eddine Jalil,

    Affiliation: Cadi Ayyad University, Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Department of Earth Sciences, Vertebrate Evolution and Palaeoenvironnements, Marrakech, Morocco

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  • France de Lapparent de Broin,

    Affiliation: CNRS UMR 7207, Département Histoire de la Terre, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

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  • Damien Germain,

    Affiliation: CNRS UMR 7207, Département Histoire de la Terre, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

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  • Olivier Lambert,

    Affiliation: Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Département de Paléontologie, Bruxelles, Belgium

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  • Mbarek Amaghzaz

    Affiliation: Office Chérifien des Phosphates, Centre Minier de Khouribga, Khouribga, Morocco

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  • Published: July 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063586
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