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There are also the common turtle known, other species that make families as are tortoises. Of these there are several types including the so-called terrapin. It is a turtle that lives in rivers and marshes of the Iberian peninsula as well as Portugal, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and France. It is unlike other carnivorous species of turtle, but if you can not find insects, fish and other small species of plants fed occasionally.
Its shell is unmistakable: brown or green. Some examples are presented different red lines or other colors in the neck. Its name derives from its appearance. Your skin looks worn and have spots in the area of the legs. Always try to stay in the water and only come out if deemed necessary. A must for them is get some sun.
Hibernate like other species such as bear, but the turtle takes a limit of total inactivity, because come winter are held in a dark place where it falls to the rhythm of your breath, do not defecate or opens his eyes and falls a kind of complete unconsciousness. For this hibernation is prepared well before feeding months earlier. Read the rest of this entry »
Turtles are wonderful animals and that at some point in our lives we all wanted to have as pets. Water turtles require a series of special care to keep in mind so they can live without suffering any inconveniences. The first thing to consider is that you must change the water in the tank two or three times a week.
The water used in the tank where the turtle lives can not be chlorinated, as it is detrimental to the health of the animal. Currently there are several products that enable it off, and can get it at any vet. Nor can we forget the calcium tablet should be placed in the water for the turtle to absorb their properties.
Another important point to remember is that turtles should be placed in the sun for a few minutes every day. This is vital for their survival, as sunlight allows the shell properly absorb calcium in the water. Follow these tips and your water turtle live without drawbacks.
The gopher tortoise is a very popular pet, but often it is not clear what care they need. They like a lot to be outdoors, walking and the sun, but also need shade and a place that can be protected inside the house to rest.
Animals are always surprises and present many interesting facts in the courtyard of a house in Manisa found a small turtle from a month old, which has 2 heads and 4 legs, but everything is under one shell.
Then the little turtle was taken to the Natural Park of Izmir in Turkey. As one can imagine the Siamese turtle, aroused the curiosity of all and the park have seen increasing visitors. Many years ago that is not copies with these features, in that place.
Although it has been said that there are several families who have found turtles with two heads and keep them as pets, living well.
A family in New York, has a two-headed turtle from the year 2002, are said to live a short time, but if they are adequately addressed can live longer.
They were told that each head has movement and managed independently, although the head seems to be right dominant.
In South Africa also has a pet family. Baar expert Ernest Cape Nature Conservation, said it is possible to find such animals, which they can be difficult it is to raise and reach adulthood.