Unlike other species of turtles, determining the sex of a painted turtle is fairly easy. It is not possible, however, to determine the sex until the turtle has reached maturity.Know More
Turn the turtle upside down, and look at the tail. The male turtle has a significantly longer and wider tail than the female.
Keep the turtle upside down, and look at the cloacal opening. The male's cloacal opening appears past the end of the carapace, while the female's is near the base of the tail.
Look at the turtle's front claws. Male painted turtles' claws are significantly longer than those of females'.
Distinguish a male raccoon from a female by observing their size in relation to one another and their social behaviors. Males are 10 to 30 percent larger than females. The male Cozumel raccoon is further distinguished from the female by a large tuft of orange fur around its neck.Full Answer >
Nineteen of the 20 species of armadillo are native to Latin America, with the other species, the nine-banded armadillo, being native to the United States. Armadillos are considered a threatened species as of 2014.Full Answer >
The way an organism interacts with the other species in the same ecosystem and the way it utilizes available resources determines its niche. Where an organism lives and what it eats shows how it utilizes available resources.Full Answer >
A female Muscovy duck is considerably smaller than a male and has fewer, if any, caruncles on its face or at the base of its bill. Caruncles are the fleshy, red, warty bumps found mostly on males.Full Answer >