Post Originals  ·   February 12, 2012

Box turtle suffers from symptoms of Ranavirus (0:31)

- A female box turtle exhibits gaping behavior as it attempts to breath. The yellow and black colored plaques seen inside the mouth and throat of this animal are signs of a potential Ranavirus infection and are caused by dying tissue. The gaping behavior being exhibited is the animal struggling to breath and trying to clear its lungs and throat of the necrotized tissue. (No audio) (Feb. 9) ()

- A female box turtle exhibits gaping behavior as it attempts to breath. The yellow and black colored plaques seen inside the mouth and throat of this animal are signs of a potential Ranavirus infection and are caused by dying tissue. The gaping behavior being exhibited is the animal struggling to breath and trying to clear its lungs and throat of the necrotized tissue. (No audio) (Feb. 9) ()

Box turtle suffers from symptoms of Ranavirus (0:31)

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