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Dr. Russell Burke: When It’s Time to Thaw Out the Turtles

Wildlife Conservation Society blog

For the Wildlife Conservation Society blog, Dr. Burke, the chair of the biology department, explains that the unique physiology of box turtles allows their hearts to stop and freeze solid come winter, but then thaw out in time to enjoy the summer sun! The same is true of their hatchlings.

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