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What Do You Know About Turtles?
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How Long Have Turtles Existed?
For around 50 million years.
For around 100 million years.
For around 215 million years.
For around 15 million years.
Question 1 Explanation:
Turtles have existed for around 215 million years. They evolved before mammals, birds, snakes, and even lizards.
What Could The Earliest Turtles NOT Do?
The earliest Turtles could not walk, they only swam.
The earliest Turtles could not hear.
The earliest Turtles could not retract their heads.
The earliest Turtles could not see.
Question 2 Explanation:
Indeed, the earliest turtles could not retract their heads, but other than that, modern turtles are very similar to their ancient ancestors.
How Long Can Turtles Live?
Turtles can live up to 15 years of age.
Turtles can live up to 30 years of age.
Turtles can live up to 60 years of age.
Turtles can live to be over a hundred years of age.
Question 3 Explanation:
Some Turtle species, including the American Box Turtle, can live to be over a hundred years of age. There is even one documented Seychelles Giant Tortoise that was born in 1832, and is still alive today.
Turtles Live On Every Continent Except For:
Question 4 Explanation:
Turtles can adapt to almost any climate which is warm enough and allows them to complete their breeding cycle.
Which is One of The Only Turtles Who Can Tolerate The Cold?
The Mary River Turtle
The Blandings's Turtle
Question 5 Explanation:
Most turtles cannot tolerate the cold. However, the Blanding's Turtle has been observed swimming in the Great Lakes region, under the ice...
How Many Turtle and Tortoise Species Can You Find in Europe?
Over 50 different Turtle species and 30 Tortoise species.
Only 20 different Turtle species and 10 Tortoise species.
Over 200 different Turtle species and 100 Tortoise species.
Only two species of Turtles and three species of tortoise.
Question 6 Explanation:
While North America contains a very large number of different turtle species, Europe contains only two different species of turtle and three species of tortoise.
What is the Turtle's Shell Made Of?
The shell is made of stone-like substance.
The shell is made of extremely rigid muscles.
The shell is made up of different bones that are connected together.
The shell is made of unique tough and thick skin.
Question 7 Explanation:
The turtles's shell is made up of 60 different bones, which are all connected together. The shell is also covered with derivatives of skin that offer additional strength and protection.
Which Is One Of The Only Tortoise That Has A Flat Shell?
The Pancake Tortoise
The African Spurred Tortoise
The Ploughshare Tortoise
The Leopard Tortoise
Question 8 Explanation:
Most land tortoises have domed shells that provide protection. One of the exceptions is the Pancake Tortoise of East Africa, which has a flat shell, so he can wedge itself between rocks when under threat.
Who Is The Largest Turtle In The World?
The Green Turtle
The Loggerhead Turtle
The Hawksbill Turtle
The Leatherback Sea Turtle
Question 9 Explanation:
The mighty Leatherback Sea Turtle can reach over 6 feet and weigh over 900 kg! (2000 lb). It is a deep diver, and has the ability to dive 3,000 feet under.
Who Is The Smallest Tortoise In The World?
The Russian Tortoise
The Speckled Tortoise
Question 10 Explanation:
The Speckled Tortoise, known also as the Speckled Padloper, is regarded as the world's smallest tortoise. It measures around 6-8 centimeters (2.4-3.1 in), and weighs about 95-165 grams (3.4-5.8 oz).
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