Entendiendo el Caparazón de los Quelonios

El caparazón es una estructura ósea única del orden Chelonia. Ningún otro animal, vivo o extinto, tiene su cuerpo envuelto entre una cubierta ósea que es construida de forma similar en su totalidad . . .


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