How Long Can a Turtle Stay Underwater?

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It depends upon temperature and water conditions. Aquatic turtles can stay underwater for a long time, often a half hour or more at a stretch. The green sea turtles can stay underwater for up to 5 hours.
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That depends mostly on the temperature. Turtles brumate underwater all winter, sometimes. In addition, some, like the softwhells, are able to extract oxygen for the water, much the
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Although there are more than 200 species of turtles in the world, only about 150 of them make suitable pets. Sea turtles, giant tortoises and of course, the ever-increasing number of endangered turtles, should not be kept, even by the most dedicated... More »
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Depending on the type of turtle and what it's doing, it can hold it's breathe for several minutes up to a few hours! Sea turtles usually hold their breath the longest!
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