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Small Tortoises

Unless you know a fair bit about tortoises, you might not realize just how many different species there are. They might all look pretty similar. But they have some important differences.If you want a tortoise but don’t have much space, then there are some small tortoises that you can bring into your home. The important …

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Do Turtles Have Beaks?

Turtles can be funny little creatures, but that is what makes them so unique and loveable. Turtles have strange, small mouths that sort of replicate the look of a bird’s beak. This can lead people to wonder, do turtles have beaks?The short answer is yes! Turtles and tortoises do actually have beaks. Turtles come in …

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Turtle Bites

Just like the majority of wild animals, turtles can be likely to bite if they’re feeling threatened.This is a more likely response if you come across a turtle when you’re actually out in the wild, but don’t go leaving your fingers unattended around turtles in captivity either as they can still start snapping! It also depends …

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American Snapping Turtle

The American Snapping Turtle – known scientifically as Chelydridae – is found in North America; the species originally hails from Canada, however, today the reptiles can be found in various locations in the United States: mostly in the southern waters of Florida stretching to Mexico and all the way to Canada.These turtles are characterized by …

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Can Box Turtles Swim?

Box turtles are one of the most common pet turtle. They are docile, pleasant, and friendly creatures that enjoy the company of humans. But, of course, a human’s home is not the natural habitat of a box turtle.The vast majority of turtles enjoy wet environments and the same is true for box turtles. But, can …

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