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 leatherback sea turtles eat?

Leatherback sea turtles can be found in oceans all over the world because they can survive in a wide range of temperatures. They are found as far north as the coasts of Norway and as far south as t... Read More »

What do baby red ear turtles eat?

Young red-eared slider turtles have a diet based primarily on protein. They begin eating more plants and veggies as they get older. Young turtles should be fed every day. Good protein examples incl... Read More »

What do aquatic turtles eat?

Most aquatic turtles are predators or opportunistic omnivores that consume small fish, snails and similar animals. Aquatic turtles also feed on aquatic plants, and often this constitutes the bulk o... Read More »