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2011-05-11 08:25:00

Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo veterinarians partner with US Fish & Wildlife Service to examine recent mortality increase in tiny bog turtles.

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2009-05-27 12:10:00

Maryland has rented a herd of goats to weed out invasive vegetation in wetlands near a new road bypass that are habitat for a rare species of turtle.

2005-06-28 06:50:07

Wildlife researchers have released four rare bog turtles into the wild, the first group of the federally threatened species to be let loose in Georgia.


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Pond Turtle, Emydidae
2014-08-06 11:33:54

Emydidae is a family that contains nearly fifty species of pond turtles, also known as marsh turtles, which can primarily be found in the Western Hemisphere. This family is most closely related to tortoises and shares a few characteristics with them including similar iliums. Most species within this family have an arched carapace, or upper shell, although some have domed shaped shells, and many have one or two ridges on the top of the shell, which is known as a keel. It is common for the top...

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