turtle facts

by Josh

Fact 1.) turtles live in every continent except Antarctica.

Fact 2.) The shell of a turtle is made up of 60 different bones

fact 3.)Turtles are one of the oldest and most primitive groups of reptiles and have outlived many other species. One can only wonder if their unique shell is responsible for their longevity

4.)Turtles have good eyesight and an excellent sense of smell. Hearing and sense of touch are both good and even the shell contains nerve endings.

5.)Turtles range in size from the 4-inch Bog Turtle to the 1500-pound Leathery Turtle

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