Figure 10 series:

This single specimen exhibits color alteration as detailed in the article.

Fig. 10A.  270 g male, Nov 2002, at end of 26 mo indoor headstart. 
Fig. 10BAge 26 mo. (lateral view), Nov 2002,
Fig. 10C.  Age 47 mo, Aug 2004, ca. 275g. Note color increase in sun-exposed region of carapace, surrounding the transmitter cap, after 21 mo outdoors.
Fig. 10D.  Age 70 mo, 397 g, Jul 2006.  Note color deficiency in vertebral scutes 2 through 5 (previously shaded by flap-epoxy and the cap of his transmitter housing) revealed when the cap and flap-epoxy were removed in Jul 2006, 44 mo after his first entry into an outdoor environment. 
Fig. 10E.  Age 70 mo., Jul 2006,  Replacement transmitter housing is re-positioned to rear carapace so that parts of former shaded zones of vertebral scutes 2, 3, and 5 would receive sun. 
Fig. 10 F  Age 103 mo., April 2009,  Note the good color that developed in the previously shaded portions of vertebral scutes 2 and 3 during the 33 months since repositioning the transmitter housing exposed those vertebrals to sun. 
Fig 10G   April 2009 examination of color but with cap unscrewed from the anchoring flaps to reveal that the vertebral scute 4 which remained shaded  failed to develop good color. 

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