Turtles are characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield. Their order, Testudines, includes both extant (living) and extinct species. Turtles are one of the oldest reptile groups and are more ancient than snakes or crocodilians. Of the 356 known species alive today, some are highly endangered.
- Real Chinese stripe-necked turtle encased in an acrylic resin block
- The photo shown is an example of what your specimen will approximately look like. Each¬†turtle is unique and will vary slightly in size, shape, color, etc.
- Length 7.3 cm (2.9 in.)¬†
- Width¬†4.1 cm (1.6 in.)
- Height 2.5 cm (1 in.)