World Turtle Day





This Sunday, May 23rd, is World Turtle Day.  This day was designated as a time to reflect on these magnificent creatures and to increase awareness of the dangers facing these populations.  Here in the Chattanooga region, land development is the largest threat to our turtle populations.

The Tennessee Aquarium has the largest collection of turtles on display in the United States.  Including turtles in the habitat displays is one way the aquarium is raising awareness of this species and its place in our world.

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  1. Turtles Habitat Says:

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