Chelydra


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Noun1.Chelydra - snapping turtlesChelydra - snapping turtles      
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Chelydridae, family Chelydridae - snapping turtles
Chelydra serpentina, common snapping turtle, snapper - large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite
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Introduced turtles like the Pond Slider (Tmchemys scripta), Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina), and Painted Turtle (Cluysemys picta) are thought to compete for food, basking spots, and nesting areas (Bouskila 1986; Hays and others 1999; Cadi and Joly 2003; Spinks and others 2003), and have twice the reproductive rate over their native counterpart (Patterson 2006).
These include three mature red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria), one mature yellow-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulatus); one mature common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina); three mature black palm cockatoos (Probosciger aterrimus), and one juvenile brown tufted capuchin monkey (Sapajus apella).
In a post on its Facebook page yesterday morning, the management of Avilon Zoo said thieves broke into its compound and stole some animals that include three red-footed tortoises (Chelonoidis carbonaria), one yellow-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulatus), one mature common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), three black palm cockatoos (Probosciger aterrimus) and one juvenile brown tufted capuchin monkey (Sapajus apella).
Turtle species captured during this study, included the Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina).
(2014) have reported similar results in Chrysemys picta and Chelydra serpentina, two species of turtles, after applying E2 to the eggs at different temperatures and at different periods of the incubation process.
clamitans), and reptiles consisted of snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) and garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis).
Para el caso de Chelydra serpentina y Chelydra rossignoni reportada en la literatura, los valores de ambas especies fueron usados para calcular el IIC de C.
One species of turtle (Chelydra serpentina) and one species of anuran (Lithobates clamitans) were observed at Pogue's Run.
I reach in and grab it, only to find it is a young snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina).
Rowe et al., (2009) discovered that hatching success of snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina) was reduced by 40% in the C-9500A-dispersed water accommodated fraction (CEWAF) oil concentration, but was not significantly different from the controls.
For example the less cryptic nests of Common Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) suffer higher predation rates than the more cryptic nests of Painted Turtles {Chrysemys picta) (Wirsing et al, 2012).