Do Turtles Have Tails

a turtle on a rock

As an animal expert, I’m often asked all sorts of questions about the creatures I work with on a daily basis. One of the most common questions I receive is “Do turtles have tails?” … Read more

Do Turtles Have Scales? An Overview

different types of turtles

Turtles are extremely cute. I think we have probably all seen a turtle or even held one in our hands. But have you ever stopped to think about what makes their skin so tough? … Read more

20 Turtle Predators: What Eats Turtles


Turtles can be both aquatic and terrestrial and they have many predators that eat them, from sharks in the water to coyotes on land! Heck, even humans eat turtles!  As a turtle enthusiast, I’ve … Read more

What Do Turtles Do in the Winter


When I think about turtles, I think about how slow-moving they are, how easygoing they seem to be (most of the time), and how they are resilient enough to survive in nature, even during … Read more

How Long Can Turtles Go Without Eating (w. Chart)


Turtles are animals that can be aquatic, semi-aquatic, and terrestrial. However, one thing all turtles have in common is they have to eat.  While they can sometimes go long periods without eating, they still … Read more