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1 December 2013 Notes on a Nest and Emergence of Hatchlings of the Euphrates Softshell Turtle (Rafetus euphraticus) at the Dez River, Iran
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We report on a Euphrates softshell turtle (Rafetus euphraticus) nest and hatchlings that emerged from the nest that was constructed in a sand patch of the Dez River in southwestern Iran and discovered on 8 July 2012. Information on nest location and structure and hatchling morphology is presented.

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Hanyeh Ghaffari, Michael V. Plummer, Mahmood Karami, Barbod Safaei Mahroo, Faraham Ahmadzadeh, and Dennis Rödder "Notes on a Nest and Emergence of Hatchlings of the Euphrates Softshell Turtle (Rafetus euphraticus) at the Dez River, Iran," Chelonian Conservation and Biology 12(2), 319-323, (1 December 2013). https://doi.org/10.2744/CCB-1035.1
Received: 5 October 2012; Accepted: 1 January 2013; Published: 1 December 2013
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