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Turtle - Wikipedia
1 Dec 2020 at 10:01am
Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines / t??stju?d?ni?z /. They are characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs that acts as a shield. Colloquially, the word "turtle" is generally restricted to fresh-water and sea-dwelling Testudines. Testudines includes both extant (living) and extinct species.

turtle | Species, Classification, & Facts | Britannica
1 Dec 2020 at 7:24am
Turtle, (order Testudines), any reptile with a body encased in a bony shell, including tortoises. Although numerous animals, from invertebrates to mammals, have evolved shells, none has an architecture like that of turtles. The turtle shell has a top (carapace) and a bottom (plastron).

Pet Turtle & Tortoise Types | PetSmart
1 Dec 2020 at 2:12pm
Turtles need a minimum 30-gallon size aquarium with a screened top. Their habitat should include mostly water, plus a bit of land for basking. Turtles eat a combination of vegetables, turtle food and, depending on the species, insects. Read What Do I Feed My New Turtle or Tortoise?

Turtle Facts | Live Science
29 Nov 2020 at 2:14pm
Turtles are reptiles with hard shells that protect them from predators. They are among the oldest and most primitive groups of reptiles, having evolved millions of years ago. Turtles live all over...

Sea turtles, facts and information - Animals
1 Dec 2020 at 2:19pm
Six of the seven species of sea turtles that swim the planet?s waters? leatherback, loggerhead, Kemp?s ridley, green, olive ridley, and hawksbill ?are found in every ocean except the Arctic and...

10 Facts About Turtles and Tortoises - ThoughtCo
1 Dec 2020 at 9:18am
The vast majority of the 350 or so species of turtles and tortoises are "cryptodires," meaning these reptiles retract their heads straight back into their shells when threatened. The rest are "pleurodires," or side-necked turtles, which fold their necks to one side when retracting their heads.

10 totally awesome facts about turtles! | National ...
1 Dec 2020 at 7:17am
What a turtle eats depends on the environment it lives in. Land-dwelling turtles will munch on beetles, fruit and grass, whereas sea dwellers will gobble everything from algae to squid and jellyfish. 7. Some turtles are carnivores (meat eaters), others are herbivores (plant eaters) and some are omnivores (a mixture of the two!).

Turtle / Tortoise - A Funny Turtle And Cute Turtle Videos ...
1 Dec 2020 at 11:06am
If you like turtles, baby turtles or tortoise than check out these funny turtle videos and cute turtle videos.All content is used with appropriate licenses f...

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