The spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) is a species of softshell turtle, one of
the largest freshwater turtle species in North America. They get their name from ...
Diet: The spiny softshell turtle will eat almost anything in the water that will fit into
its mouth, which may include aquatic insects, crayfish, and the occasional fish.
Eastern spiny softshell turtle (Trionyx spiniferus). .... metabolism, a large enough
enclosure with plenty of clean water for exercise, and a well-balanced diet.
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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
Spiny Soft-shell Turtles are quite cute and comical as baby turtles. They are also
... The key to a healthy turtle is a "balanced" diet, so be sure to provide variety.
Softshells (all species) stand out amongst North American turtles in having fleshy
lips. ... DESCRIPTION, Probably the best-known spiny softshell in the pet trade,
.... I can view the most wild Eastern spiny softshells in large stream-like habitat ...
Descriptions and articles about the Eastern Spiny Soft-shelled Turtle, ...
Comments: Habitat includes large rivers, river impoundments, lakes, ponds along
Humans and softshell turtles have a long history, not usually to the benefit of the
... Florida softshell (Apalone ferox) and the smooth softshell (Apalone mutica).
Habitat: Rivers and larger streams, inland lakes, reservoirs, and even ... Softshell
Turtle eggs are spherical like Snapping Turtle eggs, but are smaller and have a ...