A few facts about tortoises from the Tennessee Aquarium:
— They are curious and much faster than people think.
— A warmer climate is the perfect habitat for a tortoise.
— Tortoises are "super attracted" to colors and see the color red very well.
— Color is how they pick out their food.
You can download an activity book about turtles below:
In partnership with the Tennessee Aquarium
This is part of an occasional series by the Times Free Press in partnership with the Tennessee Aquarium to provide free resources for children and families during the coronavirus outbreak. View more fun activities and resources for an at-home aquarium experience here.