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Why Baby Turtles Turn out Male When the Heat Is Turned Down

News   May 11, 2018 | Original Press Release from Duke University

 
Why Baby Turtles Turn out Male When the Heat Is Turned Down

For a turtle called the red-eared slider, a hatchling’s sex depends on the environment. Cooler egg incubation temperatures produce mostly male hatchlings; warmer incubation temperatures mean more females. Credit: Pixnio.

 
 
 

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