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ornate wood turtle

Ornate Wood Turtle

Ornate Wood Turtle The ornate wood turtle is a beautiful and fascinating creature that makes for a great pet. It can live up to 30 years in captivity, making it a long-term commitment. Some of the most exciting facts about these turtles are that they have been used as food by some cultures. Their coloration […]

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Razor Backed Musk Turtle

Razor Backed Musk Turtle Profile

Razor Backed Musk Turtles are found primarily in the Southern United States between Texas and Florida. In the wild, they primarily live in slow-moving bodies of water, including ponds, rivers, and even swamps. What do Razor Backed Musk Turtles look like? Razor Backed Musk Turtles typically have a brownish carapace, with black marks along their […]

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do alligators eat turtles

Do Alligators Eat Turtles?

Yes, alligators do sometimes eat turtles. They do not necessarily go for large turtles , just turtles that are smaller and can easily fit inside their mouth. Alligators do not usually attack turtle. The majority step into this situation when they are hungry and see an opportunity to catch an easy meal. Alligators mostly feed […]

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Midland Painted Turtle Profile

Midland Painted Turtle Profile

Scientific Name: Chrysemys picta marginal Taxonomy Group: Reptiles The Midland Painted Turtle is a small to medium-sized freshwater turtle widespread across North America and Canada. It has a relatively flat shell and webbed feet. This allows them to be excellent swimmers. When they reach adulthood, Midland painted turtles usually reach a size of 4-8 inches. […]

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