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In this study we examine habitat partitioning in two species of turtles in Missouri: the alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii), and the eastern snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina).
WHEN I WAS GROWING UP in rural Alabama, some people called snapping turtles "thunder turtles." As the folk tale went, if a snapping turtle bit you, it wouldn't let go until it heard thunder.
We all know that long snapping is an integral part of the game, yet somehow this art often gets overlooked.
This was a cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence, associated factors, and mechanisms of snapping hip, and to investigate self-reported snapping with physical and ultrasound examination.
Originally published in 1989 and out of print for several years, the Krieger Publishing Company's new reprint of zoologist Peter Pritchard's classic monograph, "The Alligator Snapping Turtle: Biology And Conservation", is an informed and informative introduction to one of nature's most impressive, dangerous, and famous of the turtle species.
While earlier experiments had shown that so-called snapping shrimp generate imploding air bubbles that make loud popping sounds (SN: 9/23/00, p.
Snapping shrimp differ from these crustaceans by having the ability to produce a rapid water jet, which is used in interactions with conspecifics and prey.
For $129.99 users get the glasses, that come with a 1-year warranty, as well as a charging case and cable, a cleaning cloth and a quick start guide to help them get Snapping.
High-speed video and fancy math have overturned an old theory about how snapping shrimp make such a racket.
Meaning if you're Snapping your favorite song live at a concert, or capturing a sporting event, there's no need to worry about gaps in the Snaps or not hitting the record button quickly enough.
Researchers know little about the 100 or so other species in the genus, Duffy says, but divers who explore Caribbean coral reefs are familiar with the loud crackling sound-similar to that of frying bacon-produced by snapping shrimp.
Astrometry has always had dedicated telescopes-- usually they have been transit telescopes, instruments that looked only at the zenith meridian of their location, snapping photographs of stars as they crossed the meridian.