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How to Replicate the Natural Environment for Your Turtle

The terrarium should ideally replicate the environment your turtle would have in nature. This article discusses how to provide the turtles with the most suitable living environment. Space Requirements Space is probably the most important factor when it comes to … Continue reading

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Leatherback Turtle Information

Unlike a number of other turtles which can be found, the leatherback has a soft shell, which is where the name originates. The shell consists of tiny bones, which are covered with a rubbery hard skin providing the leathery structure. … Continue reading

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How Do Turtle Eggs Breath?

A sea turtle nest gains an advantage from being between several inches (15 cm or more to top) to a yard (1 meter) under the surface of the sand. Temperature moderates as depth increases both in terms of absolute value … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Your Pet Mata Mata Turtle

Commonly known as the Mata Mata turtle, the Chelus fimbriata is a South American species of snapping turtle. They are commonly found in the Orinoco River and Amazon River basin. One of the weirdest types of turtles, the Mata Mata … Continue reading

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