Portal:Turtles/Did you know

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  • ... that yellow-bellied sliders, popular as pets, are found in a wide variety of habitats, including rivers, floodplain swamps, seasonal wetlands, and permanent ponds?

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Portal:Turtles/Did you know/1

  • ...that the use of turtle excluder devices has decreased the number of sea turtles accidentally killed by shrimp fishermen by 97%?

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  • ...that one of only five extant Rafetus swinhoei softshelled turtles is thought by residents of Hanoi, Vietnam to be the magical Golden Turtle God named Kim Qui?

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  • ... that yellow-bellied sliders, popular as pets, are found in a wide variety of habitats, including rivers, floodplain swamps, seasonal wetlands, and permanent ponds?

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  • ... that the oldest known turtle is the 220 million year-old Odontochelys, a prehistoric turtle with teeth and possessing only half a shell?

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  • ... that the extinct sea turtle Psephophorus was once mistaken as an ancient armadillo due to the specimen's poor condition?

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