An Eastern Pacific green sea turtle seems to have strayed far from home.
The animal was found with tackle gear lodged in her stomach wall.
The distinctive creature lived 76 million years ago, during the Cretaceous, in a modern-day Utah that looked more like Louisiana bayou country.
The marine reptile is the first ever documented to exhibit biofluorescence.
The country plans to cordon off a South Pacific reserve the size of France.
These cold-blooded behemoths would be ranked contenders in any ring.
Poachers risk up to nine years in prison and a nearly $12,000 fine if caught grabbing eggs out of the sand nests.
The 120-million-year-old creature beats the previous fossil find by about 25 million years.
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