Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53732

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Chelonia
Family:unavailable
Genus:unavailable
Genus species:unavailable

Animal Characteristics

Identification:The colorations of the turtle varies by species.
Habitat:Dry steppe, deserts, mountains, rivers and lakes, ponds, swamps, marine regions
Diet:Carnivore, herbivore, omnivore: varies by species
Reproduction:Depending on the species, females can lay anywhere from 1-100+ eggs. They hatch after incubating for 2-3 months. Some turtles can live as long as 150 years.
Status:Varies by species
Interesting Facts:There are 220 turtle species in 75 genera.

Other Information

Geographic:Worldwide Date:1958-1988 Subjects:herptile
Turtle (unidentified)
turtle
reptile
Turtles
Reptiles
Vertebrates
Chordata