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chelonian

member of the order Chelonia of the class Reptilia. Includes tortoise, terrapin, turtle, sea turtle.
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Isolation and identification of Salmonella from chelonians using combined selective media, serotyping and ribotyping.
In modern times 'tortoiseshell' is used for marine turtles, not tortoises, which are terrestrial chelonians of the family Testudinidae (Frazier 2003: 21-22).
The most numerous chelonians observed at all search sites in the Blanco River were the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta) and Pseudemys texana, in roughly equal numbers.
Excess baggage on massive marine old Chelonians is ridiculously prohibitive.
In 1857 Louis Agassiz published his seminal Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America, which included a review of the embryology of North American chelonians, in which he described the species as Actinemys marmorata.
He did his doctorate on the Chelonians of the Northern Cape and became quite famous at the university when he discovered a new sub-species of tortoise.
A IT IS important that you determine your pet's species, as the care of different species of chelonians is quite specific.
Trafficking in endangered species and wild plant theft appears to be increasing and is most common in live reptiles, chelonians, parrots and macaws, oriental medicines and products made from reptiles.
The critical situation of these aquatic chelonians prevents the species from recovering unaided.
In general, projects involving vertebrate animals in elementary schools, and mammals, birds (except bird eggs), and chelonians (turtles and tortoises) in secondary schools, must be restricted to measuring and studying normal physiological functions, including normal growth, activity cycles, metabolism, blood circulation, learning processes, normal behavior, and reproduction.
The release of captive chelonians can potentially harm wild turtle populations by introducing foreign pathogens (Dodd and Seigel, 1991).
In addition, we treat waterfowl, a large number of squirrels, and a small number of opossums and chelonians.