Nature is filled with many secrets that are still unknown to the humans. Nature has its own way to provide survival skills to all species. Turtles are one such species that have gained great attention in the recent years. The most common fact, which we all know about turtles, is that they have shell to protect themselves from external attacks. However, a new study has revealed a new reason, for which turtle in the ancient time had developed shell over their body. Researchers worked upon the 47 shells of the ancient proto-turtles. The scientific name of these turtles is Eunotosaurus africanus. These were the ancient reptile, which had the partial shells. Let’s have a look at amazing facts about turtles.