See the fossil shell: This extinct turtle was truly enormous

"The carapace of some Stupendemys individuals reached almost three meters, making it one of the largest, if not the largest turtle that ever existed."

U. Zurich | Feb. 13, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured science-and-technology fossils south-america turtles

How painted turtles end up male or female isn’t so predictable

New reseearch could upend ideas about how geography affects sex determination in painted turtles.

Fred Love-Iowa State | Aug. 6, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology embryos sexes temperature turtles

Animals can’t adapt fast enough for climate change

"...while these species are adapting, it's just not happening fast enough."

Fred Love-Iowa State | Aug. 1, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment adaptation birds climate-change turtles

Rising temps could devastate painted turtles

Climate change could tip the balance between the ratio of male and female painted turtles—and potentially threaten their survival.

Fred Love-Iowa State | March 18, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment climate-change conservation temperature turtles

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