What do turtles need to live?

Answer There are about 300 different species of turtles. They can be found living in the wild in both freshwater and saltwater. They are also kept as pets. Despite all these different varieties and enviro... Read More »

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Where do turtles live in winter?

Turtles that live where it is cold in winter hibernate. While many turtles dig down into the bottom of a pond or lake, some dig burrows and go underground for the cold winter months. During hiberna... Read More »

Where do the leatherback turtles live?

The endangered leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) inhabits the tropical and temperate waters of the Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. They are found as far northward as Scandin... Read More »

Where do hawksbill turtles live?

The hawksbill sea turtle, or Eretmochelys imbricata, features a characteristic beak-like point on its mouth that gives rise to the common name. These turtles range the tropical waters of the Atlant... Read More »

Where do softshell turtles live?

Smooth softshell turtles are typically found in rivers and large streams. Spiny softshell turtles also live in rivers. Unlike the smooth softshell turtle, the spiny turtles do live in large lakes w... Read More »