Meet Kris Kringle, a Florida box turtle who lives at the Marine science center. Dune talks with Shell Webster, the Director of Education, and learns all kinds of amazing thing about Kris and other turtles like:
-Why Kris’s shell is a bit flattened.
-The difference between turtles, sea turtles and tortoises.
-Where turtles like Kris live in the wild.
-Kris’s favorite foods.
-Why turtles sometimes eat trash and why it’s so harmful.
-How scientists can see inside turtles and other animals.
-How long turtles live.
-How Kris Kringle got his name.
-How to help a turtle in distress.
We really enjoyed meeting Kris Kringle...we hope you will as well!
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