Do sea turtles breath water or air?

Answer Sea turtles, which have been around for over 150 million years, breathe air. The seven species of sea turtles lay their eggs on beaches, and the hatchlings must make their way back to the water aft... Read More »

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How long can turtles hold their breath under water?

The length of time a turtle can hold its breath depends on the type of turtle and whether it is active or resting. An active turtle can hold its breath underwater for 20 minutes, while a resting tu... Read More »

Do painted turtles have to be in water?

Though freshwater is their preferred habitat, it is not necessary for painted turtles to stay in water all the time. The animals bask under the sun above water on logs, fallen trees and other simil... Read More »

How to Catch Water Turtles?

Turtles that live in water full time are often very hard to catch. This is a way to build a trap that won't hurt the turtles but will catch them.

Do red ear water turtles hibernate?

Red-eared sliders become inactive in the autumn once air temperatures reach below fifty degrees Fahrenheit. Red-eared sliders hibernate individually, most often under water, though they will also o... Read More »