TURTLES of New York State
- Turtles. // Zoobooks;Aug2002, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p1
Provides information on turtles. Physiology of turtles; Description of various species of turtles; Habitations of the reptile.
- Double Header. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;11/22/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p2
Reports on the two-headed turtle found in Naples, Florida.
- Open Wide (and Fast). Summers, Adam // Natural History;Mar2003, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p38
Presents information on the Australian snake-necked turtle, a member of the suborder Pleurodira, a group of turtles limited to the Southern Hemisphere. Functions of its long neck; Reliance on vertebral muscles to extend its neck; Methods of catching its prey.
- SHELL SHOCKER. // Science World;11/28/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p6
The article deals with a two-head turtle that was spotted on a riverbank in Havana, Cuba.
- The Territory's intriguing turtles. Doody, Sean // Australian Geographic;Apr-Jun2000, Issue 58, p22
Presents information on pig-nosed turtles in Daly River in the Top End of the Northern Territory in Australia. Why turtles form bare-sand aggregations; Background on the discovery of pig-nosed turtles; Biology of pig-nosed turtles.
- What is a sea turtle? Kalman, Bobbie // Endangered Sea Turtles;2004, p6
This article provides information on sea turtles, which are classified as reptiles. These species are cold-blooded animals. The body temperatures of cold-blooded animals change as their surroundings change. Reptiles have backbones and scales, and they breathe air with lungs. Some reptiles live...
- Estimated contribution of Atlantic Coastal loggerhead turtle nesting populations to offshore feeding aggregations. Mark A. Roberts; Christopher J. Anderson; Bruce Stender; Al Segars; J. David Whittaker; James M. Grady; Joseph M. Quattro // Conservation Genetics;Jan2005, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p133
Abstract Seasonal feeding grounds for loggerhead sea turtles present relatively unchecked anthropogenic hazards. Commercial fisheries, recreational boating and environmental contamination indirectly threaten subadult feeding areas. The potential effects of these types of threats are difficult to...
- THE TURTLES OF BIRD ISLAND. Stalcup, Ann // Hopscotch;Dec/Jan2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p2
The article describes the turtles found in the Bird Island, such as the hawksbill turtles and the Esmeralda terrestrial tortoise.
- Balancing on a turtle's back. Barsimantov, James // Earth Island Journal;Winter2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p42
Reports on the commercial markets for turtle eggs in Panama. Decline in the survival rate of turtles; Sustainable management strategy implemented by the Panamian Environmental Authority that would benefit both the sea turtles and the egg collectors; Success of management strategies implemented...