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Why Is My Turtle's Shell Soft?

Why Is My Turtle’s Shell Soft?

Baby turtles tend to have softer shells, and it can take years for a turtle to develop a fully grown hard outer shell. However, there is a possibility that your turtle has too soft of a shell; this happens when a turtle develops a metabolic bone disease, or it could signal that your turtle is […]

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what sound does a turtle make

What Sound Does a Turtle Make?

Turtle Noises  Have you ever heard your turtle make a noise or sound? Do turtles make a noise when they mate? Do they vary by species? You may think that turtles don’t make noises, but recent research says otherwise.  It is fairly uncommon knowledge, even for turtle owners, that turtles can actually make sounds. Most […]

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do turtles have brains

Are Turtles Smart? Do Turtles Have Brains?

Turtle Intelligence  Do turtles have brains similar to humans and other animals? How complex are their brain capabilities? Are they trainable and able to solve problems? What about their ability to remember events? We will delve into all of these fascinating questions in this article as we evaluate and review the evolution of the turtle’s […]

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Can Turtles See In The Dark?

Can Turtles See In The Dark?

Turtle Vision  Have you ever wondered how a turtle’s eyesight compares to you, a human being? Do you want to know if turtles have a favorite color? Since turtles live underwater, is their eyesight different from ours? In this post, I am going to evaluate all of these questions and hopefully shed some light on […]

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How Long Do Box Turtles Live in Captivity?

How Long Do Box Turtles Live in Captivity?

Are you thinking about buying a pet box turtle? One of your first questions is probably how long do pet box turtles usually live? How long do box turtles live in captivity? Box turtles can live very long in captivity. The average box turtle in captivity lives for around 20 years. However, there have been […]

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