How to Tell What Type of Turtle Eggs They Are?

Answer Turtles take great care burying their eggs, sometimes digging false holes to throw predators off the scent. It is therefore an unexpected pleasure when you manage to find them in the sand, gravel a... Read More »

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How many eggs does a water turtle lay?

The number of eggs a water turtle lays depends on the species of turtle. For example, the Blanding's turtle lays 10 to 14 eggs per clutch and only lays one clutch per year, according to the "Encycl... Read More »

What eats snapping turtle eggs?

Snapping turtle eggs and young, called hatchlings are eaten by raccoons, skunks, snakes, other turtles, bears and foxes. Once snapping turtles mature, they have few natural predators, as they are ... Read More »

The Difference Between Turtle & Snake Eggs?

Turtles and snakes are both reptiles, so in general they have similar reproductive processes. However, because of environmental factors, these two reptiles bear their young in different ways, which... Read More »

How long does it take for snapping turtle eggs to hatch?

Snapping turtle eggs hatch after two to three months if laid in the wild. In an incubator, the eggs usually hatch between 80 and 90 days, although they may hatch in as few as 60 days, depending on ... Read More »