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Turtle First Aid – Turtle Injuries or Bites

My turtle is injured Is your turtle alive or unconscious? If they are unconscious, they may need oxygen. I wouldn’t recommend mouth to mouth, however a light puff of air in their face may help for oxygen. Check out this article if your turtle is in water and not moving, you may be wondering if […]

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Snapping Turtle Facts

Turtles are always considered to be an interesting animal to the human kind, due to their peculiar behavioral pattern of withdrawing into the shell, whenever they feel threatened. Many species of turtles are endangered by humans now and snapping turtle can be said to be one of them. It is a species of the turtle […]

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Red Eared Slider Turtle [Complete Care Guide]

Red eared sliders, also known as red-eared terrapins, are among the most popular pet turtles in the world. They belong to the pond turtle family, Emydidae, and species Trachemys scripta elegans. The red-eared slider is a medium-sized to large-sized freshwater turtle with origins in the southeastern United States. Their natural range is from Indiana to […]

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Scorpion Mud Turtle (Kinosternon Scorpioides)

Scorpion mud turtles, unlike African mud turtles are native to the Americas. While this aquatic turtle may not be the most popular pet choice, scorpion mud turtles are wonderful pets to keep. They are hardy, inquisitive and playful – all characteristics of great pets. Scorpion Mud Turtle Facts and Information The binomial name of the […]

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Flattened Musk Turtle (Sternotherus Depressus)

The flattened musk turtle is a critically endangered species. This makes them difficult to find even though they are easy to care for. Because of their endangered status, be sure to acquire them from reputable breeders only. Flattened Musk Turtle Facts and Information The scientific classification of this turtle is Sternotherus depressus. The flattened musk […]

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African Sideneck Turtle (African Mud Turtle) [with Video]

The African Sideneck Turtle, also known as the African mud turtle, and as the West African mud turtle, is a popular pet choice for many turtle keepers. These hardy turtles are closely related to other mud turtles endemic to Africa such as the yellow-bellied mud turtle. Because of their appearance, African mud turtles are sometimes […]

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Turtle Names (Ideas, Name Generators, and a Video)

Turtle Names, there are just so many options out there. What name will you pick or are you just looking for something that catches your eye. Well there are plenty of options. Whether you’re looking for a cute turtle name, girl turtle name, or boy turtle name there are some methods that can make it […]

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Turtle First Aid – Drowned Turtle (Steps to take)

Do you think your turtle has drowned? Don’t panic, they may still be alive but just unconscious. Remember, turtles can be without oxygen for a relatively long period of time. One important thing to remember is to never turn turtle on its back, because if you do this, you may eliminate it’s only airspace left. […]

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Turtle Newbie (Start Here)

Welcome to the All Turtles Newbie section! Being a turtle newbie or tortoise newbie doesn’t have to be overwhelming at all. In an effort to make your life easier we have crafted this quick reference page to get you started fast with your new friend! What kind of turtle do I have? This is a […]

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African Softshell Turtle (Nile Softshell Turtle)

The Trionyx triunguis is commonly known as the Nile softshell turtle or the African softshell turtle. As with all other softshell turtles, the Trionyx triunguis has a fleshy and leathery shell. These species live in water predominantly. They are strong swimmers and can absorb oxygen from water. This means they rarely resurface to breathe. In […]

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