Turtles: What Are 10 Interesting Facts and Meanings About Turtle?
🐢 Did you know that May 23th is World Turtle Day?
Do you love turtles?
I think turtles are very fascinating creators. They’re amazingly smart!
According to National Today:
🐢🐇 1547 – “The Tortoise and the Hare” The first versions of Aesop’s fable “The Tortoise and the Hare” are published.
ATR is Established
1990 – Susan Tellem and Marshall Thompson establish American Tortoise Rescue.
2011 – Save the Sea Turtle Stamp – USPS prints its first batch of Save the Sea Turtle Stamps and donates the proceedings from it to the species’ conservation.
10 Interesting Facts About Turtles according to The Facts Site:
- Antarctica is the only continent turtles don’t live on.
- Every species of turtle lays their eggs on land.
- Turtles can drown
- Turtles can easily outswim humans
- The gender of the turtle is determined by temperature
- The most dangerous turtle is entirely carnivorous
- Turtles have a built-in compass
- Turtles live about twice as long as humans – they can live from 10 to 150 years or more
- All tortoises are turtles, but not all turtles are tortoises
- Turtles cry for a reason
Besides the facts, the turtle represents:
- Ancient Wisdom
- Determination and Persistence
- Good Luck