Turtles

Why Are Leatherback Sea Turtles Endangered?

Unfortunately there are many reasons why leatherback sea turtles are endangered. Through this article we will delve into all the factors which surround this tragic topic. We will look into threats such as Pollution, Fisheries, Loss of Habitat and many more factors which you may not have even considered. So why are leatherback sea turtles […]

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How Many Eggs Do Sea Turtles Lay?

If you’ve ever seen a clutch of sea turtle eggs, then you’ll probably have not been able to count how many eggs there are. That’s because sea turtles lay a seemingly large amount of eggs. When you think of sea turtles, your first thought probably goes straight to them being endangered. What you don’t automatically […]

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How To Keep Turtle Tank Water Clean?

If you didn’t know already, turtle tanks are notoriously hard to keep clean. Aquatic turtles are very messy pets. If you aren’t keeping an eye on your tank, the dirtiness will soon creep up on you. Before you know it, the water has become cloudy and the tank may start to smell like rotten eggs. […]

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Do Box Turtles Hibernate? – Brumation Process

As the seasons change and the colder weather starts to set in, box turtles will begin to slow their daily routines. Winter brings the coldest months and for some reptiles, this coldness is just too much to bare. Reptile species can’t self regulate their body temperatures, so they rely on the surrounding environment and warmer […]

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What Do Green Sea Turtles Eat?

The green sea turtles is one of the biggest turtles species in the world. They commonly grow to an average size up to 5ft and can weight over 600 pounds. Such a big turtle surely has to have a big appetite too, right? So it’s no wonder you’re probably thinking to yourself, what do green […]

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What Do Water Turtles Eat?

There are two types of water turtles on our planet. Like many other species they’re split up into saltwater and freshwater species. Both species have different dietary requirements given they live in different environments, so let’s take a closer look at “what do water turtles eat?”. First of all you should know that each species […]

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Can Turtles Eat Grapes?

As humans we are lucky enough to have a huge variety of foods which are available to us all year round. We’re also lucky enough that we can easily take a short trip to the shop to buy these foods, and don’t have to spend the time foraging for them. Turtles on the other hand […]

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Can Red Eared Sliders Breathe Underwater?

Red eared slider turtles are becoming more and more popular as household pets, whether housed in an inside aquarium, or outside in a garden pond. The great thing about slider turtles is that they’re semi-aquatic, which means they spend their time split between being on land, and in the water. Spending so much time in […]

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Do Red Eared Sliders Bite?

Owning a red eared slider turtle can be very rewarding. They are an amazing reptile to incorporate into a semi-aquatic environment, but may need more care and looking after than you expect. On average red eared slider turtles can live anywhere between 50 to 70 years. Thats right, 50 to 70 years, so owning and […]