Turtles Breath through their Butts?


Some turtles breath through their butts!!

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Nature has really unique sense of humor! That is how we can explain why certain turtles breathe through their behinds Both. (Also they can breathe through their mouths if they prefer).

Breathing technique can be really important survival mechanism for Australian Fitzroy river turtle.



Scientists placed some food coloring in the water near these turtles, they found that the turtles were drawing in water from both ends (and sometimes just used the hind end.)

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