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www.ecowatch.com/9-super-cool-facts-about-sea-turtles-1891175453.html

Jun 16, 2016 ... 1. They think jellyfish are delicious. · 2. They're the oceans' lawnmowers. · 3. They cannot retract into their shell like other turtles. &mi...

justfunfacts.com/interesting-facts-about-turtles

Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines or Chelonii and are characterised by a special bony shell which is developed from their ribs and acts as a ...

animals.howstuffworks.com/reptiles/tortoise-turtle-difference.htm

Mar 23, 2020 ... Tortoises ARE Turtles ... All the animals alive today that protect themselves with a shell — basically just a modified rib cage — are in the order ...

news.mongabay.com/2020/07/turtles-and-tortoises-in-trouble-more-than-half-of-all-species-face-extinction

Jul 8, 2020 ... Of the 360 known turtle and tortoise species, 187 are threatened, according to the IUCN Red List criteria. Of these, 127 are endangered or ...

www.outdooralabama.com/reptiles/turtles

Turtles are aquatic or terrestrial reptiles that have horny toothless jaws and a bony or leathery shell into which the head, limbs, and tail can be ...

www.dkfindout.com/uk/explore/world-turtle-day-five-fun-facts-about-turtles

May 18, 2016 ... Loggerhead turtles are sea turtles that can weigh as much as 1,000 pounds. When they're babies, they can easily fit in the palm of your hand ...

phys.org/news/2021-11-percent-turtle-species-threatened-atlas.html

Nov 15, 2021 ... On land, the Seychelles giant tortoise Aldabrachelys gigantea sports an impressive carapace up to 138 centimeters in length. The Vallarta mud ...

oceana.org/marine-life/leatherback-turtle

Reaching weights of up to 2,200 pounds (1,000 kilos), the leatherback turtle is the largest living turtle on the planet. Unlike all other marine turtles, ...

animal-world.com/encyclo/reptiles/turtles/information/SelectingYourTurtle.php

On many species of aquatic turtles the male's foreclaws will become very long. On all species the males will have much thicker and longer tails and the vent ...

seaturtleexploration.com/explore-and-learn/sea-turtle-facts

Sea turtles are among the oldest surviving reptiles in the world. Fossil records indicate they have existed more than 150 million years.

study.com/academy/lesson/facts-about-turtles-lesson-for-kids.html

Fun Facts About Turtles · Turtles have existed for 215 million years. That means they lived at the same time as the dinosaurs! · The rumors are true- turtles are ...