The remains of the fossil turtle
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Triassic turtle fossil discovered in Poland

8 October 2012 Last updated at 16:53 BST

Scientists say they have discovered a rare early turtle fossil in a landfill site in Poland.

The animal lived in the late Triassic period around 215 million years ago, according to the scientist who found the remains near the small town of Poreba in Poland.

Aziz Nuritoff reports