By: Dakoda Young
They can in water or on land. Most live in freshwater ponds, lakes, or rivers. They're found in most parts of the world.
Turtles are omnivores. It eats worms, insects, and plants.
Turtles are often brown and green. They four, short legs. They also have a short tail and a hard shell.
Turtles have a hard shell to protect themselves. It keeps them from getting eaten because they can hide inside the shell.
Turtles have existed for over 200 million years.