Are turtles important?
yes turtles are important because they are part of our ecosystem. If there weren't any turtles then the animals that eat turtles would die!
Snapping Turtles, Redeared Turtles, yellowtail turtles, cottontail turtles, flying turtles, big turtles, small turtles, black turtles, purpletoe turtles, amazon turtles, African turtles, Big penis turtles, aquarium turtles, grizzly turtles, m4 carbine turtles, rabid turtles, edible turtles, swimming turtles, alien turtles. That's all the turtles in the world, the rest are unknown (to me) or extinct. LOL
turtles die because they are hunted for their shells. also what many people don't know is that the spine of a turtle and the ribs are part of their shell. so when you remove the shell you remove part of the turtle important bones. though this is a very large reason for the deteriorating amount of live turtles in the world, turtles CAN NOT die of old age but die of injury and infecitons/diseases.
You have 2 slider turtles that are 2 yrs old and one of the turtles was biting the other turtles legs should they be separated?
Scientists are currently studying turtles to figure out why they don't age like we do. Some researchers believe turtles might hold the secret to extending human life All creatures in a complex ecological system serve a purpose, and turtles do too. Turtles and crocodiles are the scavengers of the water bodies like vultures and hyenas for land. Without turtles and crocodiles, the life forms that die in waterbodies like lakes or rivers would rot and…
What turtles in the wild eat depends greatly on the type of turtle and its natural habitat. Wild turtles typically eat a lot of plants that grow in the water, small insects, snails, worms, and even dead marine animals and fish. Protein is very important for wild turtle's to grow. This is why many wild turtles are carnivorous when they are young and then gradually start eating plants and vegetation as they age.