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Whether a baby turtle hibernates depends on the species; typically non-tropical species hibernate, while tropical species don’t hibernate. BoxTurtles.com notes that hibernation is a delicate process that can be fatal if ...

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Painted turtles eat carrion small fish, freshwater crustaceans, aquatic insects, plant leaves and algae. The hatchlings are largely carnivorous and add more plants to their diets as they mature.

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A baby turtle is called a hatchling. Because turtles are reptiles, hatchlings are born from eggs that are laid on land, not in the water. It takes from 45 to 70 days for hatchlings to emerge from the eggs.

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Some turtle species do hibernate, though hibernation is most often associated with warm-blooded animals. Other turtles go into a less drastic state called torpor when the weather gets too cold for them.

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Wild turtles eat shrimp, worms, water plants, frogs and fish, but the specific diet varies depending on the species. Some species of turtles are carnivores and eat only meat, and some eat only vegetation, but the majorit...

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As of 2009, there are 270 species of turtles, and more are being discovered. Turtles have been on the Earth for 230 million years and predate dinosaurs. Turtles have developed multiple habitats and live anywhere except t...

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Turtles, including tortoises and terrapins, have varying life spans depending on the species. Some live only 10 to 25 years, while others live for over 150 years. The oldest recorded turtle is Harriet the Turtle, who die...

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