https://www.quora.com/Can-a-tortoise-technically-live-without-its-shell

The shell is not something that the tortoise grows on the outside, or lives inside of . It's a part of the tortoises body. The ribs are fully fused with ...

https://sciencetrends.com/are-there-turtles-without-a-shell/

Nov 29, 2018 ... Perhaps you are wondering if turtles without shells exist. ... sea turtle is the speckled padloper tortoise, weighing only about 140 g or 4.9 ounces ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU0M4mimCeQ

Aug 18, 2014 ... Turtle without a Shell?? What do you think? This turtle has no shell and still alive, I don't know if it's okey for turtles for having no shell.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_shell

The turtle shell is a highly complicated shield for the ventral and dorsal parts of turtles, tortoises ..... and other organs. Without treatment, this will lead to death.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-45302869/can-a-turtle-live-without-its-shell

Aug 24, 2018 ... Scientists have found evidence that confirms turtles once lived without shells.

http://turtletanksetup.com/turtle-without-a-shell/

Nov 18, 2013 ... If the turtle was without the hardness of the shell.. what would it look like under it? .... I have always loved the Galapagos giant tortoise. They just ...

https://www.thesprucepets.com/turtle-and-tortoise-shells-1239381

Learn what a healthy turtle or tortoise shell should look and feel like as well as the diseases and problems that may affect them.

https://www.petcoach.co/article/shells-anatomy-and-diseases-of-turtle-and-tortoise-shells/

What makes a turtle or tortoise different from all other animals is its shell. Turtle shells have fascinated children and scientists for centuries. This article will ...

https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/reptiles/inside-tortoise/

Tortoises and turtles are the only reptiles with tough, bony shells. The shell is like a suit of armor that protects the body. It has an outer layer of horny shields, ...

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/scientists-have-finally-discovered-why-turtles-have-shells

Aug 23, 2018 ... If turtles are known for anything, it's for their shells and for being slow. However, a fossilized turtle discovered in China shows a species of turtle ...