Asked in Turtles and Tortoises
What is the white bump on the nose of a newly hatched turtle?
"It's an egg tooth", the newly hatched baby turtle uses it to break through it's egg shell. The tooth will soon drop off. ...
How do baby turtles hatch?
Hatchling turtles break out of their eggs by the use of an egg tooth. The egg tooth is a very sharp, small, white tooth on the tip of the turtles beak. It is the only tooth that the turtle will ever have. The baby will break a hole though the tough egg wall and then rest for a bit. Soon the baby will be back at the job and will use the egg tooth to cut though the egg enough...
How many teeth does a turtle have?
Just one. It's their egg tooth that they use to get out of their shell with. they don't keep the egg tooth forever, though. It falls off because they don't need to get out of any more eggs as they are beginning their adult life. Aside from the egg tooth, their mouths have a hard, sharpened edge that they use to bite with, kind of like a bird's beak. ...
Asked in Birds
Why does a chick have a special tooth called an egg tooth?
It helps it to get out of the egg when it is hatching. It is not a tooth in the proper sense and in most cases it is lost after hatching. ...
Asked in Box turtle
What would happen if a box turtle egg is dented?
Usually, a small dent in a turtle egg is okay but a large dent or a sunken in egg could mean that the egg has collapsed. For more information, I recommend going to the Turtle Tails website link in the related links; it gives a complete guide on how to care for turtle eggs and what it means if a turtle egg looks a certain way. It would be best to go on that site. Hope your egg is okay! ...
Asked in Red Eared Slider Turtle
Ok my red eared slider turtle that i rescued from the river in my backyard has laid 1 egg and my dad says that it needs a male turtle to furtalise the egg is that true and what to do with the egg?
the egg is already fertalized that's why she laid the egg
Will slider turtle eggs hatch if you only have a female turtle?
yes my turtle lay egg alone rashed
Asked in Birds
Do all birds have beaks or bills instead of teeth?
Yes. The only tooth that a modern bird could have that I am aware of is an egg tooth that some chicks possess when they are trying to hatch from the egg but the egg tooth falls off soon after hatching. ...