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Turtles are unmistakable. Their shells set them apart from all other animals, and render them perhaps the most anatomically interesting of vertebrates. The shell is not an exoskeleton, as some people mistakenly... More »
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Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines (or Chelonii) characterised by a special bony or ... birds, and mammals. Like other amniotes, turtles breathe air and do not lay eggs underwater, although many species live in or around water.


Turtles breathe air; they need to come to the surface to breathe oxygen.


Jun 17, 2014 ... Nature has a juvenile sense of humor. That, at first, seems like the only explanation for why certain turtles, among them the Australian Fitzroy ...


Jun 17, 2014 ... If the turtle can use its butt like a mouth to breathe, why doesn't it just use ... and fused together, does more than keep the turtle safe from bites.


Feb 2, 2015 ... One of the questions I'm asked frequently is, "How do turtles breathe while they are buried?" A similar question was, "How can that turtle ...


Jun 17, 2014 ... Scientists have an explanation for why some turtles breath through their butts.


Turtles, like all reptiles, have LUNGS! They have to breathe air. They must come to the surface to breathe. They can go anything from a few seconds to several ...


Turtles breathe by taking oxygen into the lungs and releasing carbon dioxide when exhaling. Water turtles hold oxygen in their lungs for longer periods than ...


Turtles do not breathe underwater in the sense of what we call breathing. That is, they do not take in oxygen through inhalation and exhalation. Rather,