Sunday, February 26, 2012

Fun Facts About Western Pond Turtles

  • Western pond turtles do not like to be disturbed. If humans     approach them, they will hide under rocks or logs.
  • Western pond turtles are also known as Pacific pond turtles or Pacific mud turtles.
  • Western pond turtles can only swallow their food in water   Pond turtles search for food using sight or smell.
  • Until the 1930’s, humans consumed pond turtles to make soup.
  • Western pond turtles are friendly; they don't bite.