The smooth softshell turtle (Apalone mutica) is a species of softshell turtle of the
family Trionychidae. The species is endemic to North America.
These differences, as well as the soft-shelled turtles' intelligence and personality,
make them interesting species to keep in captivity. Due to the fact that ...
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Smooth softshell turtles are medium or large turtles that live in freshwater. They
are called softshell turtles because their back shell is covered by skin, instead of
Critter Corner - Soft-Shelled Turtle (Apalone spinifera). DID YOU KNOW: The
shell of a soft-shelled turtle is actually thickened skin. The shell can easily be ...
The most common in the pet trade and captivity are the smooth softshell ... The
softshells truly have soft shells: in fact, their shells are mostly thickened skin.
The Florida Softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a type of a soft shell turtle that ...
Despite the fact that rivers are their best choice, smooth Softshell turtles also live
The Florida Softshell Turtle is a species of American freshwater turtles, and is one
of the 26 species of turtles found in Florida. They are the largest of the.
Here are some interesting facts about this species: It is the only species of soft-
shelled turtle found in Canada. They tend to be ...