Every bayou contains alligators; and reptiles of various species, such as turtles, lizards, horned toads, rattlesnakes and moccasins are abundant.
Turtles are abundant and supply the Calcutta market.
Very large sea turtles are often captured by the fishermen, and their flesh is highly appreciated as an article of food.
Turtles, trepang and pearl-shell are of some commercial importance.
Of reptiles there are the alligator, and several species each of turtles, lizards and snakes.
The rivers and neighbouring seas seem to be well stocked with fish, and especial mention must be made of the turtles, flying-fish, and brilliant I coral-fish which swarm in the waters warmed by the Kurosiwo current, the gulf-stream of the Pacific. Shell-fish form an important article of diet to both the Chinese and the aborigines along the coast - a species of Cyrena, a species of Tapes, Cytheraea petechiana and Modiola teres being most abundant.
When the ring of St Zanobius and the blood of Cape Verde turtles gave him no relief from his last illness, he showered gifts upon his patron saints, secured for his own benefit the masses of his clergy, and the most potent prayers in Christendom, those of the two most effective saints of his day, Bernardin of Doulins and Francis of Paolo.
Turtles are abundant along the coasts and in the Los Islands.
The exports, sent chiefly to Great Britain, are cocoa, spices, wool, cotton, coffee, live stock, hides, turtles, turtle shell, kola nuts, vanilla and timber.
These turtles are so numerous that their flesh and eggs have long been a principal food supply for the Indian population of that region.
hatchling turtles back into the ocean.
It often feeds on fresh-water turtles; sometimes following the reptiles into the water to effect a capture, it inserts a paw between the shells and drags out the body of the turtle by means of its sharp claws.
Under taboo as late as 1819 women were to be put to death if they ate bananas, cocoa-nuts, pork, turtles or certain fish.
As in Abd-el-Kuri ambergris is found on its shores and turtles abound.
Ascension is noted for the number of turtles and turtle eggs found on its shores, the season lasting from December to May or June.
The large rivers of Colombia and the lakes of the lowlands are filled with alligators, turtles, and fish, and several species of fish are highly esteemed by the natives as food.
Divers will see parrotfish and turtles, but probably not sharks!
In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.
He seems to have touched at the island of Tortugas, so named on account of the large number of turtles found there, and to have landed at several places, but many of his men succumbed to disease and he himself was wounded in an Indian attack, dying soon afterward in Cuba.
AMPHIBIA, a zoological term originally employed by Linnaeus to denote a class of the Animal Kingdom comprising crocodiles, lizards and salamanders, snakes and Caeciliae, tortoises and turtles and frogs; to which, in the later editions of the Systema N aturae he added some groups of fishes.
The Amazon is also the home of one of the largest fresh-water turtles known, the Emys amazonica, locally called the jurara-assu or tartaruga grande.
The dredge often brings up large numbers of nodules formed upon sharks' teeth, the ear-bones of whales or turtles or small fragments of pumice or other volcanic ejecta, and all more or less incrusted with manganese oxide until the nodules vary in size from that of a potato to that of a man's head.
Land and water turtles are numerous.
Turtles and tortoises are plentiful on the coast.
of Mayotte, with a population of some 20 souls engaged in the collection of guano and the capture of turtles, were in 1892 annexed to France and placed under the control of the administrator of Mayotte.
Reptiles - snakes, lizards and chameleons, crocodiles, turtles and an enormous variant of the edible Indian crab - are numerous; butterflies and insects, the latter very troublesome, have not yet been systematically collected.
giant floor turtles.
The turtles are caught and kept in large ponds.
The otter is found in some of the rivers, which are also frequented, near their mouths, by turtles.
The exports are mahogany, rosewood, cedar, logwood and other cabinet-woods and dye-woods, with cocoanuts, sugar, sarsaparilla, tortoiseshell, deerskins, turtles and fruit, especially bananas.
They burrow in the sands of every shore; they throng the weeds between tide-marks; they ascend all streams; they are found in deep wells, in caverns, in lakes; in Arctic waters they swarm in numbers beyond computation; they find lodgings on crabs, on turtles, on weed-grown buoys; they descend into depths of the ocean down to hundreds or thousands of fathoms; they are found in mountain streams as far above sea-level as some of their congeners live below it.
Sometimes the one partner affords the other merely a convenient means of transport, as in the case of the barnacles which grow on, or of the gulf-weed crab which clings to, the carapace of marine turtles.
Land tortoises have also disappeared,' but one freshwater species (Sternothaerus sinuatus) is still found; and the adjacent seas contain many turtles.
So far as these are an article of general commerce, they come, like frogs, terrapin and turtles, mainly from the counties of the embayment region.
The trade is chiefly with the United States, and the main exports are sugar, molasses, logwood, tamarinds, turtles, and pineapples.
Phosphate deposits of considerable value are worked, but the principal occupation of the inhabitants is catching turtles for export to Jamaica.
The islands were discovered by Columbus, who named them Tortugas from the turtles with which the surrounding sea abounds.
There are five principal buildings or groups - the Temple of the Magician, Nunnery Quadrangle, House of the Turtles, House of the Pigeons and Governor's Palace.
The House of the Turtles is a comparatively small structure near the N.W.
It has the same features found in the other structures except for a line of sculptured turtles on the mouldings of the frieze.
Here you can spot alligators, turtles, snakes, amazing bird life and, if you're lucky, bears and panthers.
Keep an eye out, too, for the green turtles that come to lay their eggs on Redang's pristine beaches.
boobyit Punta Vicente Roca, where masked boobies, sea turtles and fur seals live along sheer cliffs.
New born cygnets are mainly lost to crows, herons, magpies, turtles, pike and large perch.
endangered green turtles will be prevented from reaching the sea after they hatch.
All species of sea turtles are threatened by extinction.
Our finely crafted turtle figurines will make a great addition to your collectible turtles.
finned sharks, sea turtles as well as coral and sea anemones.
free-swimming morays, octopus, turtles, couple of rays.
In Sabah you can snorkel, dive and maybe get the chance to see green turtles in the marine park.
The rare green turtles come here to nest between December and July.
Marine life is less abundant than in tropical seas but includes grouper, rays, moray eels, turtles and octopi.
The current side of the pinnacle provides large schools of fish and sometimes turtles and huge groupers at their cleaning station.
hawksbill (turtle)ill sea turtles dodge eagle rays as they make their way through the chaos of swirling fish school upon swirling fish school.
A number of reptiles are known to carry salmonella, including turtles and lizards (including iguanas ).
We also saw turtles, penguins, crazy colored marine iguanas - jealous yet?
Some dinosaurs ate lizards, turtles, eggs, or early mammals.
Extraordinarily colorful marine life includes mantas, rays and turtles.
marine turtles lay eggs here every year and the broad shore is now protected by the Projeto Tamar turtle reserve.
Encounters below the surface may include blacktip reef sharks, rays, turtles and big morays.
I also did a couple of night dives, where I saw free-swimming morays, octopus, turtles, couple of rays.
They had also seen me disappear underwater and come back with tales (and pictures) of friendly turtles and colorful parrotfish.
plight of sea turtles is well known and all seven species are thought to be endangered.
They included teeth and bones of crocodiles, small furry reptiles such as Stereognathus, turtles, flying pterosaurs and many more.
All types of marine life have been seen here - small hammerheads and reef sharks, turtles, giant puffers, numerous small invertebrates.
Turtles: After being trapped, live turtles are shipped to biological supply companies in burlap sacks labeled " seafood.
Photo: Baby seal © Kevin Miller For sea turtles, this means that some of their precious beach nesting sites will disappear.
snapping turtles, huge bullfrogs and water snakes, kingfishers and herons.
swinging from chandeliers (indeed any forms of illumination) or bringing turtles.
There are huge tarpon above you and I've seen turtles and sharks there.
The donation was made via the ZooÃ¢s Shellshock Conservation Campaign which has been raising funds for endangered tortoises and turtles since October.
Environmental groups say fish spawning grounds are threatened and endangered green turtles will be prevented from reaching the sea after they hatch.
From January to March the beach is closed because of nesting turtles.
The peak nesting period for the turtles is April/May with the first hatching turtles emerging from mid May until the end of the season.
Three giant snapping turtles turned up inside a Bronx, New York sewage treatment plant in 1988.
Volunteers will work on an extensive array of projects from beach surveys of endangered turtles to the building of wells in remote villages.
Of the seven species of marine turtles in the world five are found here.
Fish pond The large fish pond is also home to a couple of giant model turtles!
The term turtle is usually used for the aquatic species, aquatic fresh-water turtles also being referred to as terrapins.
Watching giant leatherback turtles come ashore to lay eggs from March to July.
The most common species to be found in the sanctuary are hawksbill & olive ridley turtles.
It's believed more than 12 million freshwater turtles a year are being sold for food in China alone, " said Rob.
The species affected include wahoo, various sharks, undersized swordfish, cetaceans and turtles.
Large tortoises abound, and, in the `Ain el-'Arus pool, fresh-water turtles and carp. Of domestic Ritter, Erdkunde, xi.
Land turtles of small size are common.
Turtles: After being trapped, live turtles are shipped to biological supply companies in burlap sacks labeled seafood.
No more losses to snapping turtles, huge bullfrogs and water snakes, kingfishers and herons.
There were few instances of people wearing beards, swinging from chandeliers (indeed any forms of illumination) or bringing turtles.
There are huge tarpon above you and I 've seen turtles and sharks there.
Fish pond The large fish pond is also home to a couple of giant model turtles !
It 's believed more than 12 million freshwater turtles a year are being sold for food in China alone, said Rob.
At once all the other turtles awoke to life and with upraised heads joined their comrade in the rush for the seals.
Frogs, Turtles, and Snakes Theme-A cute alternative for any child's nursery.
And how many bibs and onesies with bunny rabbits, flowers and turtles can one baby have?
Puppies, bears, Disney characters, balloons, clowns, frogs, turtles, fish, and many other themes will look adorable in any baby's room.
For a nautical theme, fill a basket with toys including a variety of boats, toy fish, sharks, sea horses, and turtles.
The list of endangered animals includes giant pandas, tigers, polar bears, certain whales and dolphins, rhinos, elephants, marine turtles, black spider monkey, monarch butterflies, brown bears and great apes.
Turtles and fish are often used in various designs.
Some people set up a room for reptiles, with cages and aquariums filled with snakes, lizards or turtles.
Surprisingly, there are 17 Ninja games in this category like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dragon Ninja, as well as four Japanese games.
The animals you can choose to raise are cats, dogs, turtles, horses, snakes, fish and monkeys.
If you are looking for a realistic animal to adopt, go to Adopt Me. With animals ranging from horses to puppies to dog to turtles, there should be an animal you'd enjoy adopting.
Sea creatures such as mermaids, dolphins, and sea turtles can offer a whimsical inspiration for a fun beach wedding.
Seagulls, sea turtles and crabs are just some of the other marine life you can find depicted on shower curtains.
If so, consider more whimsical, fun patterns that feature creatures, such as toucans, fish, turtles, frogs, dolphins, whales, and even monkeys.
Barbados: Pink and white sand beaches make this a romantic destination, while snorkeling with sea turtles, visiting a rum distillery, and numerous cave and horseback tours offer ample opportunity for more active pursuits.
The Manta Raya sets sail daily from the port of Puntarenas to the Gulf of Nicoya, where you will sight dolphins, porpoise, aquatic birds, sea turtles and other tropical marine life.
In contrast, along the mighty Mississippi passengers may pass close by alligators, turtles, snakes, and a wide range of beautiful birds as the ship sails leisurely along the river.
The cruises take place on the 70-foot double-deck catamaran dubbed the "Spirit of Kona," which features two underwater viewing ports where you can watch dolphins, turtles and a variety of tropical fish in their natural habitat.
Other animals to consider for your water garden might be birds, frogs, newts or turtles.
Get a frog: Frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, salamanders, garter snakes and several kinds of beetles will eat slugs.
Ultra Games was established and released well-known games such as Metal Gear and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman, Metal Gear - Konami licensed and produced all of these games mainly during the 80's for the NES.
Of course, you better be prepared to host a lot of parties and have a whole lot of "friends" over all the time itching to play Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or Frogger on your MAME cabinet.
They're the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ninja-fighting turtles who battle evil in the sewers of New York.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon show was popular in the late 80's and in early 2003 when an updated version appeared.
Video games based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been largely produced by Konami and are based on the cartoon shows.
The first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game was for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and was released in 1989, titled simply Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game was released in 1989: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game.
This was a side-scrolling beat-em-up that featured the turtles fighting Shredder through various levels in New York and beyond.
Players could again switch between the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gang to take advantage of their unique weapons.
In 1991 a third Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game was released: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: The Manhattan Project.
The game followed closely in the line of the previous Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games but included more unique abilities for each of the turtles.
The ninja turtles made the leap to the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4, a port of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time with added levels and other minor alterations.
Of note are the Game Boy games that feature the turtles in side-scrolling battles much like the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game.
A fighting game in the vein of Street Fighter was released titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tournament Fighters on multiple platforms.
The current generation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games are based on the later incarnation of the television show.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus were released in 2003 on many systems but received poor reviews.
A third game in the series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare is scheduled for release in late 2005 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox , Nintendo GameCube and Nintendo DS.
The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game is featured as an unlockable as well, reinforcing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as timeless heroes to many generations of gamers.
For example, in Super Mario World, the clouds, blocks, and turtles are all sprites.
There are websites the offer collectibles of hamsters, rabbits, turtles and fish for pet owners and lovers of these little creatures.
In addition, children have become ill after playing with turtles or iguanas and then eating without washing their hands.
Hand washing is also important after handling and playing with pets such as turtles, iguanas, chicks, dogs and cats.
Salmonella is also found in feces of pet reptiles such as turtles, lizards, and snakes.
Interestingly, another Grateful Dead album, Terrapin Station, featured two dancing turtles on the front cover.
Although these turtles may be more clearly dancing than the bears are, the turtles never became an iconic symbol of the Grateful Dead.
This website offers instructions on towel swans, stingrays, turtles and sea lions, just to name a few.
Outer Bay - The main exhibit is the Outer Bay Waters, the 1.2 million gallon home to tuna, sharks, barracuda and sea turtles, where visitors can be seen standing seemingly mesmerized in front of the room-sized, 13-inch thick acrylic window.
Change the pool of water daily because box turtles will sit in the water, drink and then excrete in it.
Like all animals, box turtles need a balance of nutrients.
One of the most popular box turtle foods is Reptomin Soft Gel, which is a food that's soft, aromatic and good for box turtles as well as land turtles and tortoises.
It's advertised as having "real apples" in it, which makes it sweet and tasty for turtles.
A competing food of equally high quality is Purina Aquamax, which is considered a well-made meal for aquatic and most terrestrial turtles (including box turtles).
All box turtles need variety in their diet, and one of the easiest ways to do that is to serve regular small snacks of fruits, vegetables and live animals.
Look for articles on turtles, lizards, snakes, frogs and more.
Dogs, cars, turtles, floral patterns- you name it, the colors are cheerful and abundant.
The pattern of these shorts are incredibly cute as cranes, hippos and even turtles all appear to be dancing and smiling across the surface.
Go to DCW Hawaii. this site has a collection of beach blanket towels featuring maps, turtles, native girls and guys, and a sunset.
Some patterns that are guy-friendly include turtles, geckos, Celtic designs and abstract prints.
This beach towel features various sized turtles all happily swimming under water.
These include a Jungle Design Studio, which has monkeys, hippos, butterflies, lions and explorers; and an Ocean Design Studio, with penguins, dolphins, fish, seals, turtles and seahorses.
The late 80s brought in the era of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The action figures were based on the popular comic book in which four mutant turtles were trained in the martial arts while living in the New York City sewer system.
Named after four Renaissance artists, the super turtles battled all types of evil criminals.
Thus, there were Ninja Turtles; mini Snuggies with leg warmers, giving them a 1980s look; graduation gowns (which isn't too far a stretch); geishas; and a disturbingly accurate male Princess Leia from the original movie.
Schildkroetenrennen: You are turtles trying to get to the finish line in order to get the salad.
If he or she likes turtles, puppies, trucks, or butterflies, there are charts with these themes available.
Various eagles eat snakes, fish, rodents, and even turtles.
In these settings, the family can enjoy seeing specimen such as coral reefs, octopuses, exotic fish, sea urchins, starfish, jellyfish, sea turtles, seaweed, kelp, and mollusks.
Walmart's colored yoga mats with motifs come in pink with green butterflies, orange with yellow suns, or green with blue turtles.
A children's sandbox is the perfect place to build a sandcastle or other sandy creations, such as crabs, lobsters, shells and sea turtles.
Gamera is an unlikely turtle monster; unlikely because turtles by their nature tend to be slow and not exactly threatening.
Among the reptiles are various species of serpents, tortoises, turtles, lizards, &c. Locusts are common and sometimes do great damage.
The coasts of Mexico, together with their accessible lagoons and rivers, afford innumerable breeding-places for turtles, which include the large green and tortoise-shell species.
Turtles are caught in abundance along the coasts, and form an article of export.
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