Researchers Tallying Turtles in the Delta to Assess Species' Health

A red-eared slider turtle.
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A red-eared slider turtle.

In the newest edition of Field Notes, an annual look at the work that University of Arkansas researchers are doing around the state and the world during the summer, biologist Brett DeGregorio describes how a team is capturing and tagging turtles in the Delta ecoregion to help determine how many of the most common species are left and the impact of the annual harvest.

See the Field Notes section of Research Frontiers for the full story. 

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Bob Whitby, feature writer
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