The United States co-sponsored a proposal to list the six softshell turtle
species in Appendix II, which was submitted by Burkina Faso, Chad, Gabon, Guinea, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria and Togo.
The spiny softshell turtle
is a species of conservation need in the crosstimbers and mixed-grass prairie ecoregions in Oklahoma (Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, in litt.
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As a result, spotted turtle and spiny softshell turtle
populations in the province are isolated from one another, confined to tiny islands of threatened turtle habitat in a vast sea of developed land.
He was in Cannes for the first time in eight years to unveil an international television series VIETNAM Nguyen Quang Hue touches an injured giant softshell turtle
after he and other workers pulled it from Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi.
Then I had an epiphany when I saw Pigface, a Nile softshell turtle
, batting around a basketball at the National Zoo in Washington, D.
Two of eight (25%) of Asian giant softshell turtle
samples were within the range of Hg concentrations recommended for no more than one meal every two months (Figure 3).
However, significantly more turtles were observed within the lake, including the common musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus) and the spiny softshell turtle
The eastern spiny softshell turtle
(Apalone spinifera, ISUVC #4108) was the only trionychid we found.
As its name implies, the spiny softshell turtle
has a soft, flattened leathery shell.
Turtles are represented by remains of a large sea turtle of the modem genus Chelonia and a softshell turtle
assigned to cf.
The influence of incubation temperature and family on eggs, embryos, and hatchlings of the smooth softshell turtle
such as the sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus), northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), burrowing owl (Speotyto cunicularia), eastern Massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus), and spiny softshell turtle
A short list of turtles that are in trouble to one degree or another would include the bog turtle, wood turtle, spotted turtle, Blanding's turtle, red-bellied turtle, eastern and ornate box turtles, Florida softshell turtle
, alligator snapping turtle, various map turtles that live in single river systems in the South and the western pond turtle, one of the very few aquatic species found west of the Great Plains.