Do small turtles have more Salmonella than large turtles?

Answer Small turtles do not have more Salmonella than larger turtles. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration states turtles with shells less than four inches long were banned for sale because they were sma... Read More »

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Do painter turtles have to be in water?

Painted turtles are an aquatic species, and need a water environment if kept as a pet. These turtles sleep underwater at night and bask on logs and banks during the day. In the wild, they live in ... 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 »

Do snapping turtles have mammary glands?

As a reptile, snapping turtles have reptilian characteristics. These include having scales and being cold-blooded. Only mammals have mammary glands to provide milk to their young. Snapping turtles ... Read More »