10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Turtles #1

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They’ve been basically unchanged for 157 million years.

Why mess around with a nearly perfect body plan? Turtles and their relatives, the terrapins and the tortoises are descended from ancient reptiles called the chelonians, the only reptiles who have their bodies, bar the head, legs and tail, enclosed in a shell.



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