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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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How Long Do Painted Turtles Live

How Long Do Painted Turtles Live?

The painted turtles, also called Chrysemys picta, are adorable, quiet, and fascinating turtles to have as a pet. They possess several characteristics that make them one of the best pet turtles to raise. They live a reasonably long life, so this is an adorable pet that will be with you for a long time! How […]

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do turtles yawn

Do Turtles Yawn?

Have you ever seen your turtle yawning? Maybe they were underwater or sitting under their basking light. You probably saw them open their mouth, and wondered to yourself, is that a yawn? You might also be worried if your turtle yawns a lot. In today’s article, we will cover everything you need to know about […]

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