Terrapin Articles - Further Reading
In this section I have provided some further articles for your education and enjoyment. These are very much further reading if you want to know and understand the wonderful world of terrapins.
To the right you can also see a list of my most popular articles so make sure you give them a read too!
Are terrapins aggressive?
Terrapins are basically calm and quiet and do not make any sound to express their feelings. But, at time they may become aggressive.
Even certain behavior of the owner or the handler can agitate them too.
As a matter of fact the characteristics differ in different species of terrapins.....Read More
A day in the life of a sea turtle
Granny and baby sea-turtle were swimming through the colourful corals of the rocky sea bed, the generation new and old. The granny is 90 years old and the baby turtle is just one.
The baby turtle was trying to learn how to catch shrimps, a savory delight!.....Read More
Common terrapin injuries
Terrapins are small, delicate, and prone to injuries easily due to various reasons like mishandling, aggression, etc.
Handling and watching them properly can reduce the chances of such injuries.....Read More
An anatomy of a sea turtle
The external feature of sea turtles looks simple at the first sight with their limbs, head, and the shell, but internally it is quite complex!
Their anatomy is comprised of various organ systems like skeletal, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, digestive, reproductive, and excretory systems as described below.....Read More
The story of Mr. Terrapin
It is long since Mr. Terrapin won the race against Mr. Hare. Unfortunately, Mr. Hare is no more. He was humiliated by his own fellow hares for the rest of his life.
Mentally shaken, he went into great depression and breathed his last due to a massive cardiac arrest.....Read More
How to look after terrapins
Many people find terrapin as the right kind of pet for them.
But they being very delicate creatures need a lot of attention.
Handling captive terrapins is a time taking but enjoyable job and if done properly, it can survive 30-40 long, happy and healthy years......Read More
Amphibians of the Reptile World
Studies on the fossils prove that the reptiles were present on the earth about 320 million years ago. Turtles are categorized under the class Reptiles and their fossils, unearthed from various parts of the world, have confirmed their presence approximately 250 million years before. ......Read More
Cost of Buying Terrapins
Terrapins are much easier to buy than looking after because these small reptiles in captivity really need good care and attention for survival.
You should realize this before bringing the teeny-weeny terrapin to your home.
Buying a terrapin does not mean purchasing the creature only. You have to get the proper kit beforehand for setting up an almost natural environment for it.....Read More
Diamondback terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin; family Emydidae) are popularly known as ‘Maryland terrapins’. They are labeled as official state reptiles of Maryland since 1994.
Even the University of Maryland College Park has also chosen this species as their official mascot. They prefer to live in the less salty and unpolluted brackish water of Chesapeake Bay......Read More
Terrapins How To
Breeding: Do you know nothing about terrapin breeding?
Here are some useful and handy tips and guidelines regarding one of the most frequently asked questions – “How to breed my pet terrapins”? ......Read More
Planning to have a terrapin? No problem, just get your cute teeny-weeny terrapin.
However, before you rush out to your local terrapins shop check out these tips for buying and caring for your new pet......Read More
European Pond Terrapins
We, the European pond terrapins, inhabit the ponds and other slow-flowing water bodies like streams and marshes at various locations in Europe. Other than Europe you can see us in some places of Asia and Northern Africa......Read More
I just have come to know about the painful bite from your pet terrapin Tyson.
I hope you are fully recovered by now. I was quite concerned because it could have been worse.
It is said that once a terrapin bites you, it doesn't let go till it thunders!......Read More
Hey humans, thanks for visiting me in one of the best Terrapin Museums of the world! You know me don’t you? You call me the Terrapin!
You might have read a lot about me in your text books and watched movies about me on television. Now you have come to visit me and it makes me feel very important. ......Read More