Behavioral Adaptations of the Box Turtle?

Answer Box turtles (Terrapene carolina) are land-dwelling reptiles that inhabit regions of the Midwest and eastern United States, as well as parts of southern Canada and eastern Mexico. They can live to b... Read More »

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Are turtle shells supposed to fall off the turtle?

No, turtle shells aren't supposed to fall off. A shell is made from bone and plates made of keratin called scutes. Many freshwater turtles will shed their scutes as they grow but they do not shed t... Read More »

What kind of turtle is a painted turtle?

The range of Chrysemys picta, the painted turtle, extends from coast to coast in the United States and spills over into adjacent areas of Canada and Mexico. This colorful turtle lives in a watery w... Read More »

Adaptations of Orchids?

Tropical orchids are some of the most beautiful and unusual flowering plants in the world. Their habitat, the tropical rainforest, is harsh and demanding. Environmental conditions in the forest var... Read More »

What Are Three Seed Adaptations?

For plant species to survive, it's critical that its seeds are spread over the landscape. Otherwise, the seeds would drop in a clump at the base of the plant. To grow, the seeds would then have to ... Read More »