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Hibernation Guidelines for Turtles and Tortoises - Anapsid.org

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To keep the information general, I'm dividing turtles and tortoises into only two categories: non-tropical (those species that do hibernate), and tropical (those ...

Hibernation of Pet Turtles - TurtleTails

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As pet owners who truly care for our turtles we only have one reason to allow our turtles to hibernate - we do not have adequate space and setups to bring all our ...

How to Care for a Hibernating Turtle (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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Jul 28, 2015 ... Determine if your species hibernates. Generally, turtle and tortoise species from tropical climates close to the equator do not hibernate; the ...

Hibernating Box Turtles | Box Turtles

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Why Do Turtles Hibernate? Box turtles hibernate during the winter when the climate is unfavorable. Picture by Klearchos Kapoutsis. Box turtles are still ...

Do Turtles Hibernate? - Animal Questions.org

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Turtles hibernate in different ways. There are a few things to know about turtles when considering this. The first is that temperature is very important.

Facts on Turtle Hibernation | Animals - mom.me

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Tropical turtles and tortoises do not hibernate. Bathed in year-round sunshine and warm temperatures, tropical chelonians stay active and feed throughout the ...

Turtles Coming Up For a Breath of Fresh Air | The Outside Story

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Apr 29, 2010 ... Hibernating turtles don't move or breathe, but they do need a minimal amount of energy to remain alive. Somehow that stored fat has to be ...

Aquatic turtles - Tortoise Trust

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In the wild, such turtles hibernate in the thick mud on the bottom of rivers or ... approximate the colour temperature of natural daylight and therefore do tend to ...

Tortoise Trust Web - Refrigerator Hibernation for Tortoises and Turtles

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Many tortoise and turtle keepers have also discovered the benefits of this system. .... Certain species of aquatic turtles do hibernate out of water, however, often ...

Box turtle hibernation

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Dec 30, 2010 ... Hibernation allows the box turtle to live until better times return in the ... Do protect your hibernating box turtles from foraging wild animals like ...

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Many species of turtles and tortoises hibernate or go into a state of reduced activity. Turtles and tortoises in colder climates are more likely to hibernate than those found in warmer climates and for longer periods of time.
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Kids' Page on Turtle Hibernation - The Turtle Puddle

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How Turtles Hibernate Through the Winter ... She is a kind of water turtle called a river cooter. ... (Some people use the word "brumate" for what reptiles do.

Natural Selections: How do turtles survive a winter underwater ...

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Feb 27, 2014 ... Unlike frogs, turtles don't hibernate through the winter. In fact, sometimes you can see snappers and other species moving around under the ice ...

Indoor Turtle Hibernation - Reptiles Magazine

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Do indoor turtles still need to hibernate like outdoor turtles?