World Turtle Day
Nature club Surat Environment Education Research Centre
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Facts About Turtles
-The upper shell of a turtle is called a carapace
-The lower shell of a turtle is called a plastron
-Sea Turtles have special glands which remove salt from their drinking water
-Green Sea Turtles can hold their breath up to 5 hours
-The Leatherback Sea Turtle can weigh over 2,000 pounds
-Leatherback Sea Turtles can travel over 10,000 miles a year
-Not all turtle species can hide their heads in their shells
-Turtles live mainly in water
-Tortoises live mainly on land
-Terrapins live both on land and in water
-Most turtles are omnivores
a turtle or tortoise from a pet shop as it increases demand from the wild.
REPORT THE SALE
of any turtle or tortoise of any kind Then that is illegal throughout the india
turtles or tortoises from the wild unless they are sick or injured.
REPORT THE CRUELTY
or illegal sales of turtles and tortoises to your local forest department.
If a tortoise is crossing a busy street, pick it up and send it in the same direction it was going – if you try to make it go back, it will turn right around again.
Nature Club Surat environment education & research centre (Ncseerc) is a non-profit making NGO working for conservation of environment,
we work on several projects like environment education, Animal-welfare, Adventure sports, Some conversational projects like Urban Forestration, Native Trees Promotions, Mangrove plantation, Deer breeding, Bird call & video recording,wetland protection etc. Nature education is the crucial part of the club’s conservation programs.we speak to civic group pamphlets & newsletters & create exhibits in schools NGO’s of rurals & urban areas. Donation to NCS is eligible u/s 80G(5) of IT Act.
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