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Common Musk Turtle

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The common musk turtle, otherwise known as the stinkpot, is very popular and one of the best turtles for novice turtle enthusiasts to take care of.  OverviewThe stinkpot, or common musk turtle, is a great choice for beginner or novice turtle enthusiasts as it: stays small  is very hardy, it doesn’t succumb to illness or […]

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Eastern Box Turtle

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The Eastern Box Turtle is not necessarily the best turtle to get for total beginners, but it certainly is one of the most popular.  Overview The Eastern Box Turtle is incredibly easy to spot.They are of medium size (4.5 to 6 inches) and they are often covered, both their shell and their skin, in yellow […]

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