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Bizarre looking pig-snouted turtle that lived alongside dinosaurs discovered in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY A strange pig-snouted turtle that lived alongside tyrannosaurs and duck-billed dinosaurs has been discovered in Utah.

The University of Utah announced the finding in a news release Wednesday. A team from the Natural History Museum of Utah discovered fossils of strange-looking turtle in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah.

Growers don’t bust record at pumpkin-weighing contest; but 1,969-pound winner is no small feat

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. A rippled white whopper weighing in at 1,969 pounds (893 kilograms) took the title Monday for plumpest pumpkin at an annual San Francisco Bay Area contest.

Growers gathered with their gargantuan offerings to try to break the world record of 2,323 pounds (1,054 kilograms), which was set by a Swiss grower during a competition in Germany last year.