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Chelonia

the order of reptiles containing the tortoise and turtles.
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Demographic information of respondents Items Frequency, n Percentage, % Gender Male 101 58 Female 73 42 Ages 23-30 years old 53 30.5 31-40 years old 82 47.1 41-50 years old 33 18.9 51-69 years old 6 3.5 Work experience 0-5 years 58 33.3 6-15 years 63 36.2 16-25 years 45 25.9 Higher than 26 years 8 4.6 Potential of the exotic pets Less than 1% 75 43.1 1-10% 84 48.3 11-50% 12 6.9 Higher than 51% 3 1.7 The exotic pet species coming for the examination Turtle (Chelonians) 128 32.0 Other reptiles 68 16.9 Fish 35 8.7 Bird 170 42.4 Table 2.
This species can exceed 90 kg in body weight and 80 cm in carapace length (Pritchard & Trebbau, 1984), which makes it the largest turtle of the suborder Pleurodira and the largest freshwater chelonian in South America (Vogt, 2008).
Feeding on commercial diets containing meat and insects without green supplementation aroused suspicion of Vitamin-A deficiency (Bellhorn,1973) as it has been considered as one of the important predisposing factor of swollen eyes in chelonians (Gelatt, 2008).
These are no chelonians chucked into the ocean to see how they will fare.
Conceived in the '80s as a good-natured spoof of superhero mythologies by comicbook artists Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman, those crime-fighting chelonians known as Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael have proven surprisingly resilient over the years: As the box office success of Warners' 2007 animated feature "TMNT" demonstrated (before Viacom acquired the property in 2009), even a middling, downbeat Turtles vehicle could appeal to a new generation of young fans while maintaining a surprisingly strong hold on nostalgic adults.
There are few modern day Chelonians in Idaho but they were plentiful in the Pliocene and Miocene, including giant forms.
Pentastomida is a group of broadly distributed endoparasites that feed on the blood and other tissues of hosts and seriously affect the respiratory tract of reptiles (venomous and constricting snakes, lizards, crocodilians, piscivorous chelonians) in tropical and subtropical regions (Almeida and Christoffersen, 1999; Pare, 2008).
49 43 Molluscs Quahog (Mercenaria 15 15 mercenaria) Molluscs Ribbed mussel 2 30 (Geukensia demissa) Molluscs Moon snail (Polinices 2 0 heros) Molluscs Mud snail (Nassarius 2 3 obsoletus) Chelieratas Horseshoe crab 0 0 (Limulus polyphemus) Chelieratas Tick (Ixodidae) 0 0 Insects Insects 22 8 Fishes Fishes 2 15 Chelonians Terrapin egg 2 5 (Malaclemys terrapin) Chelonians Terrapin hatchling 2 0 (Malaclemys terrapin) Birds Birds 10 10 Birds Bird eggs 0 0 Mammals Small mammals 0 10 Mammals Raccoon hair (Proycon 0 10 lator) Plant material Assort.