Published at Friday, September 24th 2021, 15:19:24 PM. Coloring Pages. By Arnold Klish.
Turtles have different shells on the upper and lower side of their body. The hardened upper shell is known as carapace, while the lower shell is termed as plastron. They are fused together to form the bridges of bony structures on the sides.
With a size reaching up to 6.6 feet, the Leatherback Sea turtle as illustrated here is the largest living turtle. Not just that, it is also one of the heaviest reptiles, weighing over 900 kg. As the name suggests, the Leatherback does not have a hard shell and instead is covered by skin and oily flesh.
One of the first few places we make new friends is at school. Do you remember the first friends you made at your school? Here is a group of friends going to school together, holding hands and talking. This must be of a time before the pandemic when social distancing rules were not yet mandated.
While tortoises have strong yet short feet, the amphibious turtles have webbed feet enabling them to expertly move on land and maneuver in the water. On the other hand, sea turtles have flippers to help them move underwater. Just like this expert swimmer on this coloring page.