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Box turtle attempts to clear her lungs

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Published on Feb 14, 2012

This video was taken last summer (2011) of a female box turtle.  The gaping behavior the turtle is exhibiting is the animal struggling to try and clear its lungs in order to breathe. The yellow and black discoloration is the dead and dying tissue, which can be seen throughout its mouth and down its throat. (Video is courtesy of Scott Farnsworth/Towson University)

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