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Painted turtles set to become all-female
The wild painted turtles I enjoyed watching as a child will be gone.
Males don't stand a chance in a warmer world, if they happen to be painted turtles. A temperature rise of around 1 °C is all it would take for the species to become 100 per cent female and earmarked for extinction.
Painted turtles (Chrysemys picta), found in lakes and streams across North…
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