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MWC Eco-briefs: That turtle does what? It breathes through its butt!

 

Trapped under winter ice, aquatic turtles slow down and collect oxygen in creative ways. They may pump water through a gaped mouth or their hind end, where a dense network of blood vessels absorb oxygen from the water.

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