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What Do Freshwater and Ocean Turtles Eat?

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Turtles Classified

Turtles are reptile within two different species turtle lives in water and another one calls it tortoise lives on land.  The turtle has many species they are freshwater turtles and seawater turtles.

All turtles are can’t moult their skin like snake, lizard the turtle’s shell usual leave when it like dead skin piece from their shell. The turtles are many questions by kids such as what do turtles eat? the answer depends on the diet type of turtles.

Sea Turtles

The Seawater turtle is seven species were all of them make to on endangered animals in the world. Sea turtles can reach lifespan 80 years old.

Many people take place their eyes to protect them by endangered. For views decades the turtle’s amount was decreased in the world.

Those impact by increasing the human activity in the ocean such as fishing gear, destruction nest, Slaughtered their meat, skin and accident capture.

The sea turtle’s species are green, hawksbill, loggerhead, leatherback, Kemps Ridley, Flatback, and olive ridley there are protected by World Wild Life for surviving from endangered animal all of them on list protect species.

Freshwater turtles identified tens species such as box turtle itself have many different species that can found with different on their shell patterns and geographic.

Freshwater turtle eating fruit video

30 Freshwater turtles species as well :

  • Alligator Snapping Turtle
    Alligator Snapping Turtle
  • American Snapping Turtle
    American Snapping Turtle
  • Red Footed Box Turtle
  • Eastern Snake Necked Turtle
    Eastern Snake Necked Turtle
  • Diamondback Terrapin
    Diamond Back Terrapin
  • Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle
    Indian Peacock Softshelled Turtle
  • Eastern River Cooter
    Eastern River Cooter
  • Musk Turtle
    Musk Turtle
  • Reeves Turtle
    Reeves Turtle
  • Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle
    Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle
  • Red Ear Slider Turtle
    Red Ear Slider Turtle

Red Ear Turtle eating Grasshopper

  • Indian Tent Turtle
    Indian Tent Turtle
  • Mud Turtle
    Mud Turtle
  • Painted Turtle
    Painted Turtle
  • Spotted Turtle
    Spotted Turtle
  • Western Painted Turtle
    Western Painted Turtle
  • Yellow-Bellied Turtle
    Yellow Bellied Turtle
  • Texas Map Turtle
    Texas Map Turtle
  • Bog Turtle
    Bog Turtle
  • Desert Box Turtle
    Desert Box Turtle
  • Eastern Box Turtle
    Eastern Box Turtle
  • Wood Turtle
    Wood Turtle
  • Matamata Turtle
  • Asian Box Turtle
    Asian Box Turtle

Box Turtle Eats Papaya Video:

  • Florida Softshell Turtle
    Florida Softshell Turtle
  • Smooth Softshell Turtle
    Smooth Softshell Turtle
  • Ornate Wood Turtle
    Ornate Wood Turtle
  • Central American Wood Turtle
    Central American Wood Turtle
  • Pink Belly Sideneck Turtle
    Pink Belly Sideneck Turtle

Freshwater turtles are omnivore on diet lists. Freshwater turtle eating both plants and fresh meat such as fish, insects, and fruits. But, the ocean turtle’s diet depends on what their species different species that also different diet food.

Like green sea turtle is omnivore it foods are grasses and algae and another species eating prey like fish and jellyfish. But, the tortoise almost all of them are vegetarian they are eating fresh fruits and leaves.


The tortoise is the turtles were spent their live-in land even unlike their cousin spent their lives in water the tortoises are land turtles categorized or tortoise species they have eighteen species such as :

Freshwater turtle eating apple video

  • African Spurred Tortoise or Sulcata Tortoise
  • Desert Tortoise
  • Yellow Foot Tortoise
  • Hingeback Tortoise
  • Elongated Tortoise
  • Galapagos Tortoise
  • Gopher Tortoise
    gopher tortoise
  • Marginated Tortoise
  • Hermann Tortoise

Hermann Tortoise

Freshwater turtle eating grasshopper video


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