The Life Cycle of a Painted Turtle

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Painted turtles are ancient, cold-blooded reptiles that lay eggs and must hibernate through the winters. Readers will learn about concepts such as predation, reproduction, hibernation, and life span through studying the lives of these amazing creatures.
  

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Contents

Spring
Temperature and Embryos 13
Turtlesjurtles Everywhere 22
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About the author (2002)

Andrew Hipp is the plant systematist and herbarium curator at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. He is the author of several natural history books for children, a field guide to spring woodland wildflowers of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, and scientific articles on the taxonomy and evolution of Carex. Rachel D.Davis received her M.F.A. in printmaking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Photographer DWIGHT KUHN's award-winning nature photographs have appeared in 125 children's books. He lives in Dexter, Maine.

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