How Many Eggs Do Turtles Lay at One Time?

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Each turtle lays 100 or more eggs, many of these eggs are dug out by scavengers and young turtles, that don't hatch are often eaten by predators. By laying so many eggs, the turtle makes sure that a few will survive
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Turtles are slow-moving, egg-laying reptiles with an attached shell. Among the oldest living vertebrates, they came into existence over 200 million years ago. About 250 species inhabit
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Turtles, like many other animals, lay so many eggs at one time for many reasons. For example, not all turtles make it out of the egg; some never hatch. The biggest reason, however
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Turtles lay eggs in sand and then they hatch due to sun light. Do you have other
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Survival in numbers. The more eggs laid, the more of them that escape predators and survive.
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