No heartbeat, and no blood flow

No heartbeat, and no blood flow

This ability to tolerate freezing is only possible for the first winter while in this frozen state baby turtles show no sign of muscle movement. In every other winters, these young turtles will need to find refuge through the cool cold weather temperatures along with other Painted Turtles into the mud at the end of Algonquin’s numerous ponds. As soon as the warmer temperatures of springtime appear, young turtles mind to your area, unaffected by their formerly frozen state, and check out water.

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