WHAT IS A TURTLE? Turtles and Tortoises - reptiles recognized by a hard shell which encloses all of the internal organs of their body.Turtles have been around on our planet since the Triassic Period, that is about 200 million years ago ( it makes them older than the great dinosaur groups.

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There are more than 250 species of turtles , of which the majority lives in the tropical zones.

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