Interesting facts about turtles

Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines or Chelonii and are characterised by a special bony shell which is developed from their ribs and acts as a shield against predators. The turtle order, Testudines or Chelonia, splits into two suborders, Cryptodira and Pleurodira, and then further splits into 13 families, 75 genera and 327 species. … Read more