Handbook of Turtles

@article{Hartweg1952HandbookOT,
  title={Handbook of Turtles},
  author={Norman Hartweg and A. Carr},
  journal={Copeia},
  year={1952},
  volume={1952},
  pages={212}
}
Two hundred million years ago the reptiles, newly arisen from an uncommonly doughty set of amphibians, were on the verge of great adventures. They bore the mark of destiny in the shape of impervious scales and the new cunning to lay shelled eggs, and these devices insured them against the age-old disaster of drying out, both before birth and after, and let them gratify their growing curiosity about the vast and almost empty land. Along with the new equipment they had imagination and no end of… Expand
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