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Chinese softshell turtle

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The Chinese softshell turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis) is a species of turtle that was first described by Arend Friedrich August Wiegmann in 1835 as Trionyx ...

Facts About Softshell Turtles | Animals - mom.me

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Humans and softshell turtles have a long history, not usually to the benefit of the turtles. The various species have been exploited for their meat throughout their ...

Fact: The Soft-Shelled Turtle Pees Through Its Mouth | The Mary Sue

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Oct 11, 2012 ... While soft-shelled turtles breathe air, they spend the vast majority of their lives in the water. Even when the pools and lakes they call home dry ...

Spiny Softshell Turtle - National Wildlife Federation

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Learn about the biology and behavior of the spiny softshell turtle. ... Fun Fact: The spiny softshell turtle, in parts of its range, hibernates in the mud for about half ...

Soft-Shelled Turtle Information and Care - Reptiles Magazine

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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 ...

BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Apalone mutica, Smooth ...

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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  ...

Softshell Turtles - Anapsid.org

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The softshells truly have soft shells: in fact, their shells are mostly thickened skin. ... vulnerable to injuries from rocks and bites than are other hard-shelled turtles.

Spiny Softshell Turtle | Warner Nature Center

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(Apalone Spinifera) What is the spiny softshell's shell made of? Unlike most turtles, who have hard, bony shells, the spiny softshell has a leathery shell lacking ...

Care Sheet for Soft-shelled Turtles

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Soft-shelled turtles make great display animals. Though they may bury in the sand, they are quick, alert, and many are graceful swimmers. A big display tank with ...

Spiny Softshell Turtle - Animal Spot

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Here are some interesting facts about this species: It is the only species of soft- shelled turtle found in Canada. They tend to be ...

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Florida Softshelled Turtle - National Zoo - Smithsonian

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The Florida softshell is the largest of the New World softshell turtles (which are all ... Softshell turtles can be very aggressive, and they sometimes bite each other and turtles of other species spontaneously or when feeding. Turtles ... Fun Facts:.

Spiny softshell turtle videos, photos and facts - Apalone spinifera ...

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Learn more about the Spiny softshell turtle - with amazing Spiny softshell turtle photos and facts on ARKive.

Critter Corner - Soft-Shelled Turtle - Lakeside Nature Center

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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 ...