According to the biological classification of animals, reptiles of Chelonia order are turtles. They are found in most parts of the world and can be marine or non-marine. Their length ranges from less than ten centimeters to more than 2m. They feed on soft plant material or small animal or both. Turtles of a particular family. Testudinidae are known as tortoises. They are terrestrial (non-marine), vegetarian and the majority of their species are confined to Africa and Madagascar. They are characterised by high domed shell, heavy elephant-like legs and hard-scaled forelegs. Giant tortoises may weigh upto 180kg and now are rarely found.
- A vehicle can turn turtle but not tortoise.
- It’s similar to that between an alligator and a crocodile.
- A turtle did not indulge in a race with the hare.