Category: Hibernation

Why do turtles hibernate?

Most turtles hibernate. The further turtles are away from the equator the sooner and the longer they take a winter “nap”. The closer to the equator means it’s warmer and the turtle may not hibernate. Sea turtles do not hibernate.

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General Turtle Information

Turtles are reptiles with hard shells that protect them from predators. They are among the oldest and most primitive groups of reptiles, having evolved millions of years ago. Turtles live all over the world in almost every type of climate.

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