A turtle can’t crawl out of its shell, just like we can’t crawl out of our own skeletons. In fact, the shell is actually part of a turtle’s skeleton, comprised of the ribcage, vertebrae, and sternum. But if you could peer inside a turtle shell, you’d find some of the […]
Some long-living animals seem to defy the rules of ageing, so scientists are studying them. Two animals of interest to researchers are the naked mole rat, which lives decades longer than its rodent relatives, and turtles, which can live up to 200 years. Researchers have found noticeable differences in the […]
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An “extremely rare” baby albino green turtle was found on Castaways Beach on the Sunshine Coast this week. The hatchling, named “Alby”, was found by environmental volunteer group Coolum and North Shore Coast Care. Alby was the first albino green turtle the organisation has come across in nine years of […]
Nature does strange things to animals.
This doesn't seem like a fair fight.