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  Loggerhead Turtle
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Turtle Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Some Turtles can live for over 100 years.
  • The Leatherback Turtle can weigh as much as 1,770lb, or 800kg.
  • The Eastern Turtle not only can retract into its shell, but it can close a hinge over its head so that it is boxed in completely.
  • The Chinese Soft Shelled Turtle cannot fully retract into ist shell, but it can defend itself with vicious bites.
  • A Turtle never outgrows it's shell. The shell just grows with the turtle.
  • Instead of sitting on their eggs Turtles bury their eggs in sand or dirt.
  • A terrapin is a turtle living in fresh or brackish water.
  • A group of adult turtles is called a Bale.
  • Turtles do not have teeth.
  • Turtles have been on the Earth for more than 110 million years.

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