3 Unknown Facts About Animals

We might think we know everything about animals, after all, we had biology class in school. But the truth is there are many details about them that most of us never knew. If you believe that turtles live inside their shells like a house, there’s a lot you need to learn about these reptiles… And if you believe it’s always female animals that carry babies during their pregnancy, this article will be very enlightening.

Turtles do not live in their shells, they are their shells.

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Many people believe that turtles and their shells are separate entities. However, their shells are actually part of their skeleton, and they’re made of about 50 bones. Turtles are so connected to their shells that they can even feel when they’re being scratched, just like humans can feel when their skin is scratched.