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Rare soft-shell turtle, nesting ground found in Cambodia
...nd additional hatchlings captured by fishermen and handed
over to the conservation team. Last observed by scientists in the wild in Cambodia in 2003, Cantor’s giant softshell turtles can grow up to 2 meters (6 feet) in length and weigh more than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). Only a few records of the speci...
Microbes compete with animals for food by making it stink
...g few microbes. "Even when the stone crabs were handed
the rotten fish, they didn't want to eat it," Hay said. Next, researchers tested whether microbes directly affected the palatability of microbe-laden, rotting food. They placed menhaden in two different pools for two days -- one group in seawater ...