Where Do Tortoises Live?


Tortoises are found in almost all regions on earth except for the Polar Regions and Tundra climates. Tortoises are shielded from predators by a hard external shell and have both an endoskeleton and an exoskeleton.
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Sometimes they live in your garden if there pets, well some people put them in there house!
There is no real answer to this question as the number is so varied. There have been tortoise that lived well over two hundred years. Scientist believe the average would be one hundred
Found in temperate and tropical regions of all oceans and all continents except
Sea Turtles. There are eight species of sea turtles, and they are found in oceans and seas that are warm or temperate. Sea turtles have been known to migrate as far as 3,000 miles
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Unlike the turtle, the tortoise enjoys living in dry and sandy places. They make homes by burrowing in the ground. These burrows can consist of many tunnels and can be 10-50 feet long. You can find more information here: http://pelotes. jea. com/AnimalFact/Reptile/gopher_tortoise_. htm
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