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Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Biggest Turtle That Ever Lived

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According to a new report, scientists just managed to unearth an 8-million-year-old turtle shell in Venezuela. Measuring nearly 8 feet long (2.4 meters), the new...
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Regulation of blood flow in the pulmonary and systemic circuits during submerged swimming in common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) [RESEARCH ARTICLE]

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Amanda Reynolds Kirby, Brandt Smith, and Dane A. Crossley Blood flow patterns and heart rate have rarely been investigated in freely swimming turtles and their...
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Context-dependent behavioural lateralization in the European pond turtle, Emys orbicularis (Testudines, Emydidae) [RESEARCH ARTICLE]

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Daniele Pellitteri-Rosa and Andrea Gazzola Lateralization presents clear advantages in ecological contexts as the dominance of one brain side prevents the simultaneous activation of contrasting...
Biology

Taurine activates glycine and GABAA receptor currents in anoxia-tolerant painted turtle pyramidal neurons [RESEARCH ARTICLE]

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Ashley Rebecca Miles, Peter John Hawrysh, Nariman Hossein-Javaheri, and Leslie Thomas Buck Unlike anoxia-intolerant mammals, painted turtles can survive extended periods without oxygen. This is...
Biology

Context-dependent behavioural lateralization in the European pond turtle Emys orbicularis (Testudines, Emydidae) [RESEARCH ARTICLE]

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Daniele Pellitteri-Rosa and Andrea Gazzola Lateralization presents clear advantages in ecological contexts since dominance of one brain side prevents the simultaneous activation of contrasting responses...

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