10 Truly Impressive Facts About Turtles And Tortoises

Consume Poison and Glass

Turtles are not just happy with eating leafy greens and plants. Some turtles have learned to dine on anything they can. For example, the hawksbill sea turtle has been known to eat toxins, gases, and even shards of glass.

Luring Prey

The alligator snapping turtle, which can weigh up to 200 pounds in adulthood, has some truly terrifying claws and a hooked beak. With those weapons available, the turtle has been known to lure prey in and consume it nearly whole.