Genetic diversity and population differentiation of the Chinese soft-shelled turtle
(Pelodiscussinensis) in three geographical populations.
The Chinese soft-shelled turtle
, Pelodiscus sinensis, belongs to the class Reptilia, the order Testudiformes, and the family Trionychidae, and is native to China, Japan, Thailand, Russia, Vietnam, and Korea (Fritz et al., 2010; Lee et al., 2006).
In soft-shelled turtles
, the low environmental temperature inhibits thyroid activity and high temperature stimulates gland activity (RIVERA; LOCK, 2008).
At least three species of alien reptiles have been introduced into the Lower Colorado: the soft-shelled turtle
(Apalone spinifera), the painted turtle (Crysemys picta) and the American alligator (Alligator mississipiensis).
MAKING A SPLASH This Chinese soft-shelled turtle
has found a new abode
We report an outbreak of human trichinosis in Taiwan in which eating raw soft-shelled turtles
(Pelodiscus sinensis) was the suspected mode of infection.
Eucalyptus grove and ancient ruins are a wonderful attraction nearby while one can indulge in Kitesurfing, camping by the beach and a day out with soft-shelled turtles
. Known for its serenity, Beit Yannai is also a popular nature reserve with rich wildlife around.
Apart from the 2ft snakes, the package also contained three albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles
The three soft-shelled turtles
were sent to Franco's home in Monterey Park in California, (http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-cobra-smuggling-arrest-20170725-story.html) according to Los Angeles Times.
Also in the shipment were three albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles
, according to the affidavit.
So long live Yangtze soft-shelled turtles
, Tasmanian devils, cheetahs and koalas too.
To sort out how turtles develop, Nagashima and his colleagues worked with eggs of Chinese soft-shelled turtles
(Pelodiscus sinensis) bought from farms.
would grab his Savage .22/410, load me and a couple of hounds into his pickup, and drive over to a brushy piece of acreage marked by a sinkhole pond housing one alligator and an abundance of soft-shelled turtles
ABSTRACT: Fossil remains of soft-shelled turtles
, Trionychidae, are recorded from the Pliocene fluvial sediments of Costa Rica.
Eco Pond was alive with alligators, soft-shelled turtles
, mallards and coots.