Pet turtles may live up to 100 years of age in exceptional circumstances, but the average lifespan of most pet turtles is 40 to 50 years, according to The largest land tortoises live even longer, reaching up t... More »

While it's difficult to determine the exact lifespan of a particular species of sea turtle, some sea turtles have been known to live 50 years or more. They have a similar lifespan to humans. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles

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... More »

Pet turtles are omnivores that eat prepared turtle pellets, leafy greens, crickets and mealworms. It is important to provide a varied diet to a pet turtle to ensure proper nutrition. The prepared turtle pellets will prov... More » Pets & Animals Pets Pet Reptiles

Websites that sell live turtles including Back Water Reptiles, Big Apple Pet Supply and Turtles and Tortoises. All three websites guarantee live arrival. Back Water Reptiles and Big Apple Pet Supply also sell turtle supp... More » Pets & Animals Pets Pet Reptiles

A fire belly newt makes a good pet as long as it has a suitable tank, its environment is kept at a moderate temperature and it is fed properly, according to Fire newts should be kept alone and not housed with ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Pet Reptiles

One of the greatest perks to owning a pet turtle is its longevity, with many turtles living as long as 20 to 30 years. Other advantages include ease of care, limited housing costs and the frequent ability to keep turtles... More » Pets & Animals Pets Pet Reptiles