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1 May 2009 Kyphosis of Emydura macquarii krefftii (Testudines: Chelidae) from Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Dane F. Trembath
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Abstract

Three kyphotic Emydura macquarii krefftii that appeared in good health were recorded. Kyphotic turtles from other studies also appear to be able to feed and reproduce readily, thus showing this deformity may have minimal affects on a turtle's biology.

Dane F. Trembath "Kyphosis of Emydura macquarii krefftii (Testudines: Chelidae) from Townsville, Queensland, Australia," Chelonian Conservation and Biology 8(1), 94-95, (1 May 2009). https://doi.org/10.2744/CCB-0727.1
Received: 28 January 2008; Accepted: 1 June 2008; Published: 1 May 2009
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