Saturday, November 10, 2012

River Turtle

Life of Sea | River Turtle | River turtles inhabit freshwater environments found throughout the world of slow-moving streams and rivers into the calmer waters of ponds and lakes. There are many different species of sea turtles are found in rivers around the world are unfortunately many species are considered rare today. Mary River turtles are the most common species of turtle known river because they are freshwater turtles are the most popular to keep as pets in aquariums are artificial or outside in the pool. Mary River turtles native to the Mary River are found in Queensland, Australia and was sent to pet stores worldwide in the thousands as people like them because of their small size.
 
Turtles yellow-spotted river is one of the largest river turtle species found in South America. Yellow-spotted river turtle found in large lakes and tributaries of the Amazon Basin and is easily identified by the yellow spots (hence the name) on the sides of their heads. Yellow spots yellow river turtles are brighter spots in the individuals who are younger and tend to fade in brightness as turtles yellow-spotted river due.
 
There are a number of species that share the name of a river turtle tortoise giant rivers. With the exception of Arrau river turtle that is flat-shelled turtle found in the Amazon river, most of the giant river turtles are native to Southeast Asia. The mangrove terrapin is widely distributed throughout the continent, but this time, it is threatened by over-hunting and pollution. Pond turtles Asian giant is one of the largest turtle species inhabit the rivers and streams and rivers are found along the marshes and fields throughout Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia.
 
Generally, most species of river turtle has an omnivorous diet consists primarily of aquatic plants, grass and leaves. Many river turtle species also hunt fish and molluscs in the water along with small reptiles and amphibians. Because of its relatively large size of the turtle river and the fact that he has a hard protective shell, there are some animals that prey on turtle river itself. Humans are the main predators of both the river and the turtle's eggs are eaten as a delicacy in many parts of the original royal turtle creek. Other animals such as foxes. dogs, snakes, birds and even wild pigs eat turtle eggs worth of streams buried in the sand.
 
Like the other turtle and tortoise species, river turtles are fairly solitary animals but women can be seen gathered together in large groups on the banks of the river to spawn. River turtles can lay between 5 and 100 soft, rough eggs depending on the species, which is buried in the sand by the female after she has laid them. After several months, the baby turtles hatch and make a direct water stream. The average lifespan of a turtle river about 30 years. Due to excessive hunting and the rising levels of pollution in the water, river turtles are highly susceptible animals many are currently considered endangered or endangered. Programs around the world have looked to try and protect the river turtles primarily from hunters who hunt them for meat and eggs.

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