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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.

Hibernation Guidelines for Turtles and Tortoises - Anapsid.org


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 ...

Kids' Page on Turtle Hibernation - The Turtle Puddle


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.

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


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

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


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 ...

Hibernation of Pet Turtles - TurtleTails


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 ...

Do Turtles Hibernate? - Animal Questions.org


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.

Indoor Turtle Hibernation - Reptiles Magazine


Do indoor turtles still need to hibernate like outdoor turtles?

Facts on Turtle Hibernation | Animals - mom.me


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

Winter Hibernation Part 1: How do Turtles Survive the Winter ...


Feb 24, 2014 ... Hibernation for Ontario's turtles begins in October when cooler weather begins to slow their metabolism. Heat speeds up metabolism whereas ...