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Turtle Facts & Trivia for kids
- Some Turtles can live for over 100 years.
- The Leatherback Turtle can weigh as much as 1,770lb, or 800kg.
- The Eastern Turtle not only can retract into its shell, but it can close a hinge over its head so that it is boxed in completely.
- The Chinese Soft Shelled Turtle cannot fully retract into ist shell, but it can defend itself with vicious bites.
- A Turtle never outgrows it's shell. The shell just grows with the turtle.
- Instead of sitting on their eggs Turtles bury their eggs in sand or dirt.
- A terrapin is a turtle living in fresh or brackish water.
- A group of adult turtles is called a Bale.
- Turtles do not have teeth.
- Turtles have been on the Earth for more than 110 million years.
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