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Do Turtles Sleep Underwater

Do Turtles Sleep Underwater?

If you have ever kept a turtle or seen one in real life, then probably the first question that came to your mind is how do these adorable reptiles sleep? To answer this question, we have compiled the following article. Turtles do not sleep like we humans, or other mammals do. Their method of sleeping […]

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2 Do Turtles Have Teeth

Do Turtles Have Teeth?

Turtles have one of the most unique body anatomies in the entire reptile kingdom. Aside from their unique shell that is an extension of their spine and back bone, there are many other physical features of a turtle that probably have you scratching your head. You also probably have a lot of questions about the […]

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Turtles Shedding Skin

Turtle Shedding Skin: Causes and Treatment

A turtle’s shell is composed of a large number of bones, and their hard shells are always covered by a layer of hardened epithelial skin. This outer layer is responsible for giving the outer shell it’s signature hard and scaly look. That layer of epithelium skin is called Scutes.  Different reasons can contribute to shedding of […]

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How Fast do Turtles Walk

How Fast do Turtles Walk?

If kindergarten taught us anything, then it’s the fact that turtles are slower than slow. In fact, these poor animals are often mocked due to their slow speed. But still, one might wonder if are turtles really that slow and how fast they can really walk? Well, we are here to answer your questions. How […]

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What to Feed Turtles in a Pond?

What to Feed Turtles in a Pond?

Pond turtles are omnivores, meaning they consume both both plants and animals. In today’s article, we are going to get into the specifics, and explain exactly what pond turtles eat. What do pond turtles eat? Pond turtle sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) are one of the most common turtles kept as pets. They are tough turtles […]

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Can Turtles Flip Themselves Over?

Can Turtles Flip Themselves Over?

We all know that turtles aren’t the most versatile or flexible creatures, but there are times when agility and mobility will save a turtle’s life. They will be turned upside down at some point. Can turtles flip themselves over? Yes, upside-down turtles will turn over, but each species of turtle has a unique shape, and […]

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