Though all turtles breathe air, aquatic turtles such as sliders (Trachemys scripta)
and painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) can stay underwater for quite some time.
If you think of turtles the way you think of amphibians (because turtles can remain
a relatively long time underwater), you'd be mistaken to include them into that ...
When they are active, sea turtles must swim to the ocean surface to breathe every
few minutes. When they are resting, they can remain underwater for as long as ...
When hibernating, Painted turtles can stay under water for up to five months,
holding their ... Painted turtles are medium sized, growing 10-25 cm long, with.
Turtles have lungs and breathe air just like we do. That means that turtles can't
stay underwater all the time. They can hold their breath for a very long time, but ...
Some species of turtles can absorb oxygen from the water, allowing them to stay
underwater for long periods of time without coming up for air. The length of time ...
Aug 30, 2012 ... The true land turtles like the galapagas turtles can't swim, at least very ... They
can stay out of the water for a long time (many days) as long as ...
May 20, 2010 ... Musk turtles use an extraordinary tongue to breathe underwater and stay
submerged ... an extraordinary organ that allows it to breathe underwater and
stay ... a mystery of how these reptiles can remain submerged for so long.
Feb 27, 2014 ... Unlike frogs, turtles don't hibernate through the winter. ... if you shut yourself
down, you can barely stay alive without oxygen and burn off a little ...
Jan 9, 2009 ... You can also provide shelter with water plants or a long board. Step3 Leave your
... Stay away from iceberg lettuce and spinach. Step4 Feed your ... As
gimmenamenow said, aquatic turtles sleep under water. I have various ...