Aquatic Pet Turtles

Aquatic turtles are pleasing and entertaining pets. They are difficult to maintain and care for. Freshwater pet turtles require intensive labor, more than any...

Red-eared Slider Turtles

Red-eared slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans) derive their name from the red mark behind their eyes and the ability to slide quickly into water....

Hawksbill Sea Turtle

The hawksbill sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata is an exquisite small to medium-sized sea turtle characterized by an oval shell, a small elongated head and...

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) are the only living members of the Dermochelyidae family. They are the largest among sea turtles, and the fourth...

Pet Turtles and Salmonella

Of all the aquatic life kept as pets, the pet turtle is most preferred, especially by children. Though small and cute, they carry the...

Information About Green Sea Turtles

The green sea turtle, also known as the Chelonia mydas, is a large sea turtle that exists in the tropical and the subtropical seas...

Alligator Snapping Turtles

Alligator snapping turtles, binomial name Macrochelys temminckii, are the largest freshwater turtles in the world. They are the last surviving species of the genus...

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