New study sheds light on the brain evolution of turtles

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01 Feb 2018, 4:51 am

A new study led by the University of Birmingham shows that the brain of turtles has evolved slowly, but constantly over the last 210 million years, eventually reaching a variety in form and complexity, which rivals that of other animal groups.

The study also discovered that the first turtles with a fully formed shell were very likely to be living on land and not in water or in an environment where they burrowed underground.


Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2018-02-steady-br ... s.html#jCp


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