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Turtle Shells, Baboon Butts and More Mysteries Solved - Discovery News

Turtle Shells, Baboon Butts and More Mysteries Solved - Discovery News | Turtle Shells | Scoop.it
Turtle Shells, Baboon Butts and More Mysteries Solved Discovery News While there are countless myths and legends from different cultures around the globe about how the turtle and other animals acquired their unique traits, ultimately scientists...

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Can a turtle outgrow its shell?: Animal Planet

Can a turtle outgrow its shell?: Animal Planet | Turtle Shells | Scoop.it
Turtle shells help protect the reptiles from predators and allow some to move quickly through the water. Find out if a turtle can out grow a its shell.
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Explains what the shell is made of.

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Small Turtles Banned For Sale As Pets, Pose Salmonella Risk - Fox17

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Small Turtles Banned For Sale As Pets, Pose Salmonella Risk
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“Since 1975, it has been illegal in the United States to sell or distribute small turtles with shells that measure less than four inches in length.
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Ancient Baby Shark's Last Meal: Baby Turtle - LiveScience.com

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Ancient Baby Shark's Last Meal: Baby Turtle
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The vertebrae suggest the turtle is a soft-shell freshwater species, whereas the shark comes from a marine environment.
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