10 Fun Facts About Turtles

Antarctica is the only continent that turtles don’t live on 

Every species of turtle lays its 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 belong to one of the oldest reptile groups in the world  beating snakes, crocodiles and alligators

Some turtle species can lay eggs without a male.

Turtles can breathe through their butts.