General Care Discussion :: Anatomy of a Turtle

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:46 am   Re: Anatomy of a Turtle

Very informational and intresting! I love reading stuff like this!
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Post Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:43 am   Re: Anatomy of a Turtle

adbritta wrote:I just came across these images of a turtle's anatomy a few minutes ago. They're not labeled but they're amazing. You can see the full set at, which is where I got the illustrations.

dude those are amazing; flawless mapping/realistic sketch technique ~ sick find :) :claps:
trachemys scripta elegans ~ hatchling RES ~ Dino* (guessing less than 3 mo. old- 1")
trachemys scripta elegans ~hatchling RES ~ Tattoo* (also-1")
canis lupus familiaris ~ long-haired Chion ~ Molly* (9 mo. old)
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:17 am   Re: Anatomy of a Turtle

Thank you for your posts regarding the anatomy of turtles. What a very
Interesting look at the internal organs and systems that make these beautiful
Reptiles live and breathe. I'd just like to point out that to me these don't strike me
As graphic in any regard. It is science and a means of learning more about
The reptiles that we share a common love for. I'm not suggesting weather or not it's right
To use reptiles like our turtles for dissection. I'm just stating that I find the photos to be
Interesting and informative not graphic.
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