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Chelydra serpentina (Chelydridae) - Fortbewegung an Land

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Chelydra serpentina (Chelydridae) - Fortbewegung an Land
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Chelydra serpentina (Chelydridae) - Locomotion on Land
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E 1627
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Silent film
IWF (Göttingen)
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Film, 16 mm, 30 m ; F, 3 min

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Schnappschildkröte. Langsame Fortbewegung eines halbwüchsigen Tieres an Land mit den seitlich abgeflachten Ruderbeinen. Anheben des Körpers durch Hochrichten auf die Unterschenkel, Schreitbewegungen, Umdrehen aus der Rückenlage.
In slow motion and at normal speed, the film shows a semigrown Chelydra serpentina moving along on land. At first the turtle lies with its plastron on the ground. It begins making stepping motions and then raises its body by lifting it up on the lower leg or forearm respectively. Thereafter the body is carried clear of the ground during the whole phase of movement. The film further shows the animal turning over from lying on its back and subsequently moving away.
Keywords Schildkröte / Schnappschildkröte Schnappschildkröte Chelydra serpentina Fortbewegung / Reptilia Laufen / Reptilia walking / Reptilia locomotion / Reptilia Chelydra serpentina common snapping turtle Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Biologie Reptilia - Kriechtiere Vertebrata - Wirbeltiere Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie zoology ethology, morphology vertebrata - vertebrates reptilia - reptiles biology

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