This ability to tolerate freezing is only possible for the first winter while in this frozen state baby turtles show no sign of muscle movement. These young turtles will have to find refuge from the cold winter temperatures with all other Painted Turtles in the mud at the bottom of Algonquin’s many ponds in all other winters. If the warmer temperatures of springtime arrive, young turtles mind into the area, unaffected by their formerly frozen state, and check out the water.
1. Just how long will painted turtles live?
While it really is known that the success price of Painted Turtles is extremely high what exactly is unknown is just how long they’ll live. (suite…)