General Turtle & Tortoise Info

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Our general turtle & tortoise information covers the broad topics surrounding turtles & tortoises but not for an exact species. This is a great spot to begin learning a little about turtles & tortoises and see if they’re a pet you’re truly interested in. Click any of the posts below to read.

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Do Turtles Have Teeth? (Not Exactly…)

Turtles do not have teeth. A turtle bites using its beak, which is made up of keratin sheaths. Some species have sharp serrated edges on their beaks that help them cut into food.

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Are Tortoises Good Pets?

How much effort does tortoise care take? Do they make good pets in real life? It’s smart to have questions

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Mini Tortoise Breeds

If you have been thinking of owning a miniature tortoise as a pet, you probably consider which species is right