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Chelonia

the order of reptiles containing the tortoise and turtles.
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However, the lack of technical support to governmental agencies and breeders regarding the biology of the species and the dynamics of chelonian populations has led to the development of turtle farming activities without appropriate scientific methods (Andrade, 2004).
Rux is known around town for the massive chelonian she keeps, which clocks in at about 50 pounds.
The senior chelonian from Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has sent out a clarion call for states that wish to do so to ignore U.S.
The Hoge's side-necked turtle (Mesoclemmys hogei) is of special concern because it is the only freshwater chelonian species in the Official List of Fauna Threatened with Extinction in Brazil (MMA, 2003).
The book is meant to be a companion to Mader's Reptile Medicine and Surgery (2006) and includes advances and updates for husbandry equipment, clinical virology, mycotic diseases, therapeutics, anesthesia and analgesia, and diagnostic endoscopy, as well as new reptile topics like veterinary specialization, common pathology and diseases seen in pet stores, clinical aspects of evolution, molecular infectious disease diagnostics, conditioning and behavioral training, endosurgery, vacuum-assisted wound closure, new techniques in chelonian shell repair, video telescope operating microscopy, laboratory animal medicine, working with wild reptiles, forensic investigation, and issues of species invasion and conservation.
T Tordoir et al., "Olive ridley mass nesting ecology and egg harvest at ostional beach, Costa Rica," Chelonian Conservation and Biology, vol.
"Two nests are loggerhead nests, the others are chelonian mydas [green sea turtles].
Meylan (Editor), Biology and conservation of Florida turtles, p.105-127 Chelonian Res.