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  •  To change the sex of the newborns ??? (0+ / 0-)

    "...artificially cooling nests with shade or irrigation...."

    Or is heat so extreme it's killing them all?

    Turtle sex is determined for many species (maybe all?) by the heat of the environment for the eggs.

    That's a common system for species that don't do the XX - XY chromosome thing.

    "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012

    by bontemps2012 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 06:54:57 AM PST

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