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https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms6211

Nov 7, 2014 ... Instead, turtles have a unique abdominal-muscle-based ventilatory ... results switch the positions of Testudines and Lepidosauria but do not affect our ... the 'M . diaphragmaticus' of turtles is cranial and ventral to the lungs, and ...

https://wilderness-safaris.com/blog/posts/10-fascinating-facts-turtles

Oct 14, 2015 ... But turtles do not have a diaphragm. A diaphragm would not have helped either, since the rigidity of their shells would prevent their ribs from ...

https://ontarioturtle.ca/turtles/some-interesting-turtle-facts/

Nov 2, 2018 ... Softshell turtles have a leathery shell instead of a bony one. ... Their slow metabolic rate means that they are slow to do everything, from healing, ... a diaphragm to bring air in and out of their lungs, turtles have no diaphragm.

https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/13939/20120607/natural-selections-turtle-anatomy

Jun 7, 2012 ... Turtles breathe backwards; that is, when they relax their diaphragms, ... in the water, has a lot to do with their anatomy,” said Curt Stager of Paul ...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141107091449.htm

Nov 7, 2014 ... In order to be able to breathe in this inflexible casing, tortoises have a ... the aid of such a sling – even though it did not yet have a solid shell.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle

Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous ... Some turtles do not have horny scutes; for example, the leatherback sea turtle and the soft-shelled turtles have shells ... abdominal muscles, and/or a diaphragm) attached to an internal rib-cage that can expand or contract the body ...

https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/turtles---aquatic---owning

"Turtles can and do bite." Turtles have no diaphragm; they draw air into and out of their lungs, or breathe, by movements of membranes enclosing their internal ...

https://www.cuteness.com/article/kind-respiratory-system-do-reptiles

The three main groups of reptiles have adapted different ways of expanding and ... Members of this reptile group have a diaphragm muscle, sometimes referred to as ... Indian flapshell turtles have a muscular sheet around their lungs that can ...

https://jeb.biologists.org/content/206/19/3391

The timing of peak airflow from breaths occurring during locomotion does not show ... The breathing mechanisms of turtles have been of enduring interest to ... and transverse abdominis, diaphragmaticus, and striatum pulmonale muscles ( Fig.

http://www.britishcheloniagroup.org.uk/vetscorner/respiratory

That does not really matter because the respiratory demands of a tortoise are about 7 times ... In mammals, the ribs and muscular diaphragm are responsible. ... Overweight tortoises will have a lot of coelomic fat which will squash the lungs,  ...