Carbonemys Was a Giant Turtle From Late Paleocene

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Carbonemys roamed the Earth around the same time as the 40-foot Titanoboa, about 60 million years ago, during the late Paleocene, in the region that is now northern Colombia. In that era, reptiles were the dominant creatures on Earth.

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Titanoboa, a Paleogene Period 40-Foot Long Snake

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A new fossil of an extraordinarily large snake was discovered in the lowland tropics of northern Colombia, 60 miles from the Caribbean coast in Cerrejón. Titanoboa cerrejonensis is part of the genus Titanoboa and these gigantic snakes roamed the Earth during the Paleocene epoch of the Paleogene Period, about 58 to 60 million years ago.

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