Archelon

About Archelon

Archelon lived at the same time as the dinosaurs. This massive turtle is the largest turtle who has ever lived on Earth, and is nearly twice as large as the modern day leather-back turtle. Archelon probably spent the majority of its life in the water, and came onto dry land only to lay eggs. It is believed that Archelon was a carnivore, eating smaller, soft-bodied animals like jellyfish.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Archelon
How do I pronounce Archelon?
Ark-eh-lon
What does the name Archelon mean?
Late Cretaceous
How long was Archelon?
12.00 feet 4.00 meters
How heavy was Archelon?
0.00 pounds 0.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Archelon assigned to?
Reptilia
What did Archelon eat?
Sea animals
How many years ago did Archelon live?
65,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Archelon live?
Late Cretaceous
Where did Archelon live?
North America
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Archelon's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

Archelon Map

Archelon's size

0 kg
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