Turtle Facts & Trivia
- A turtle’s shell is made up of about 50 different bones.
- Turtles make sounds by swallowing or forcing air out of their lungs.
- Male turtles select mates by sniffing tails.
- Turtles don’t have ears, but they can perceive low-pitched sounds.
- Turtles have existed for around 215 million years.
- Turtle: The Incredible Journey, (2009)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, (1990)
- The Dream of the Blue Turtles, by Sting
- Yertle the Turtle, by Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Master Oogway, in the movie “Kung Fu Panda”
- Tortoise John, in the movie “Rango”
- Toto, in the movie “Harry & Toto”
- Verne, in the movie “Over the Hedge”
- Franklin, from the TV show “Franklin”
- Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael, from the TV show Teenange Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Testudo, the mascot for the University of Maryland