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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What do map turtles eat?

Map turtles eat snails, crayfish, mollusks, dead fish and insects. Their strong jaws allow them to break the outer shells of crayfish and mollusks. Map turtles also eat aquatic plants.Source:Missou... Read More »

What do baby mud turtles eat?

Baby mud turtles consume worms, snails, small shrimp, crayfish, crickets and commercial turtle foods. The hatchling turtles should be fed daily or at the least every other day, with the insects, fi... Read More »

What do loggerhead sea turtles eat?

Loggerhead sea turtles eat primarily clams, crabs, sea urchins, sponges and conches. They have also been known to eat, as the World Wildlife Fund website states, "free swimming jellyfish and seemin... Read More »

What do baby box turtles eat?

A diet of proteins and plant materials--including tubifex worms, water-soaked dog kibbles, chopped earthworms, finely chopped strawberries, collard greens, cantaloupe and yellow squash--should be o... Read More »