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Tortoises and terrapins

Tortoises and terrapins

a simple guide to the selection and general care of your pet.

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Published by K and R Books in Horncastle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: St. Ives : Colourmaster International, 1973.

SeriesKand R colourguides
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21091972M
ISBN 100903264889


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Terrapins vs Turtles In the UK. Chelonians – the group of reptiles with shells – are roughly divided into three main categories; tortoises (which dwell on the land), turtles in the ocean and terrapins in fresh water.

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The Difference Between Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins, and Other Turtle Facts Janu Noreen 14 comments All three animals come under the class of reptiles, in the taxonomic order of Testudines or Chelonia (which comes from the Greek word ‘ kelone’, meaning interlocking shields or armor).

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emys serrata - high resolution image from old book. Here are some other adaptations that allow turtles (including tortoises and terrapins) to survive.

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