turtles that live on land and water are called terrapins

What Are Turtles That Live On Land And Water Called?

August 09, 2018

This is the way to differentiate between the turtles that live solely in water, the ones that only live on land, and the turtles that do some of both.

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Fun Turtle Facts Sandy Ripple Blog

15 Fun Turtle Facts

August 06, 2018

Here are 15 fun and interesting facts about turtles!

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Why A Turtle May Not Be The Right Pet For You

Why A Turtle May Not Be The Right Pet For You

August 02, 2018

Being educated is one of the most important things when first buying a pet turtle. Before you make your purchase make sure you know what owning a pet turtle entails.

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Types of Turtles

Types of Turtles

July 30, 2018

There are more than 300 species of turtles in the world. "Turtle" is often used for all turtles, tortoises, and terrapins since all turtles are ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Nesting Grounds And Nesting Season

Everything You Need To Know About Nesting Grounds And Nesting Season

July 26, 2018

Nesting season for sea turtles comes right after courtship and mating season. You can expect the majority of sea turtles to nest from ...

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Turtle Tee Shirt

Why Sea Turtle T-Shirts?

July 23, 2018

 Sea turtles make enormous contributions to this world. Partly due to human activity 6 out of 7 species of sea turtles are endangered. We believe, together, we can be the voice the turtles need.

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How long do sea turtles live?

How Long Do Sea Turtles Live?

July 22, 2018

One reason that people have misconceptions about turtle life spans is that some people confuse the species and subspecies.  The truth is a sea turtle can easily live up to ...

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Here are 5 Sea Turtle Facts For Kids

July 21, 2018

Sea turtles are some of the most amazing creatures in the world. Here are some fascinating facts about sea turtles you can teach your kids or younger siblings!

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What Are The Major Threats To Sea Turtles?

What Are The Major Threats To Sea Turtles?

July 19, 2018

Some sea turtles live a very long time. For a large number of these turtles, the threats are too large and aren't able to make it to maturity.

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Turtle Rescue Sandy Ripple Blog

Turtle Rescue

July 17, 2018 1 Comment

Its great to see how others are helping, and how we can do our part + Video!

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

July 15, 2018

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?  Just that, a patch of thousands of tons of garbage drift on and under the great pacific. 

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Endangered Turtles Sandy Ripple Blog

The 6 Species Of Endangered Turtles

July 13, 2018

Turtles have existed in some form for millions of years, so it’s hard to believe that so many of them are in danger of becoming extinct. Between turtles and tortoises, they are the world’s most endangered vertebrates. 

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