Can Turtles Come out of Their Shells?

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Turtles can not come out of their shells. Shells are attached by muscle and membrane to the turtle. The shell continues to grow as long as the turtle grows. Some turtles have the ability to live 100 years or more.
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A turtle's shell does not come from anywhere it grows after the average turtle's body loses it's last one.
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If a turtle is not fed properly its shell will develop poorly. The top of the shell is called the carapace, and it is formed from 38 flat squares of keratin called scutes. In hard-shelled
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1. Do your research on what kind of soft shelled turtle would most fit you. Smooth or Spiny Soft Shell turtles are much more docile than other soft shells like such as a Florida Soft
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You should feed it once a day in the morning the amount that it can eat in 5 minutes. Your turtle's shell may be curving up because it's growing but it might also be pyramiding which
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