Category: Tortuga

Are Turtles Dangerous?

Are Turtles Dangerous?

Turtles have been sold in pet stores for many years and people find them to be cute and easy to look after. Compared with a cat or dog, they are fairly low maintenance animals. The problem is that there is a danger associated with keeping turtles and so they are not recommended as a pet […]

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Reasons You Should Treat Turtles with Care

Reasons You Should Treat Turtles with Care

If sea turtles become extinct, ecosystems such as marine and freshwater systems will become weaker. This is because the reptiles are crucial components in them. The ocean is a vital food source for us, and we make use of beaches for several activities, vulnerable ecosystems would affect humans negatively. While these sea creatures have been […]

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Turtles in Mythology

Turtles in Mythology

Turtles are a symbol of longevity as well as an appearance in mythology. Owing to their protective shells (alternatively known as carapaces) and general appearance which is charming, the reptiles can usually known for symbolizing those aspects, which are more protective and peaceful areas, in the specific mythology. During the Mesopotamian era, the belief that […]

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History of Turtle-Eating People

History of Turtle-Eating People

In ancient times, turtles were treated and respected as a sacred creature and loved as a great delicacy. These reptiles were so beloved to the extent that some topics were devoted to describing their symbolic and magical nature in virtually all writings. Among other traits, turtles are an emblem of longevity. The meat and shell […]

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How Are Turtle’s Endangered?

How Are Turtle’s Endangered?

Turtles are harmless sea creatures. They only come on land when they reproduce and lay their eggs.The cold-blooded reptiles fall under the order of Chelonii and are characterized by bony or cartilaginous shells. These shells develop from their ribs and acts as a protective shield for the animal. Unfortunately, turtles are almost going extinct; they […]

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Best Places To See Turtles And Tortoises

Best Places To See Turtles And Tortoises

All species of sea turtles are known to always return to the same beach on which they hatched to lay their very own eggs (except for the leatherback species which is elusive and highly unpredictable). Most species of tortoises live on land. They are mostly found in the wild and live in various environments from […]

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Eco-Tourism: Saving the Bahamian Sea Turtles

Eco-Tourism: Saving the Bahamian Sea Turtles

Miles of white beaches, clear blue waters and the perfect balmy climate make the Bahamas a paradise on Earth. However, its status as a tourist destination for decades now means that many of the Atlantic archipelago’s indigenous animal species are at risk due to the continued interference of humans. One of the animals on the […]

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The Difference Between Turtles and Tortoises

The Difference Between Turtles and Tortoises

Have you had the privilege to go swimming with or to interact with either a turtle or a tortoise? If so you no doubt know that they are both fascinating creatures and that they are both gorgeous creatures in their own right. And while they may look similar they are not the same at all! […]

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BEST DIVING LOCATION TO SEE TURTLES

BEST DIVING LOCATION TO SEE TURTLES

If you savour snorkelling, you have to graduate from fish to turtles. If you want to enjoy a magical experience, observing sea turtle in their natural habitat gives you this feeling. From Nicaragua to the south pacific. Sea turtles are among the cutest animals in the sea. The seven species of sea turtles are the […]

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HOW TO STOP TURTLES FROM GOING INTO EXTINCT

HOW TO STOP TURTLES FROM GOING INTO EXTINCT

Sea turtles are part of both beaches and marine systems which are two important part of the ecosystem. If turtles go into extinct, both the beach and aquatic ecosystem will be weak. The ocean as an essential source for food and other activities weakens, its weakness in the marine and beaches would have a dangerous […]

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