Turtle without a shell?
From: "Jesse Shores"
If a turtle doesn't have a shell, is he naked or
Info: Ok so even though we knew the answer, we
wanted to see what our fellow readers would come up with:
C.H.U.D. was the first to send us his thoughts on
Homeless or naked? Actually it's much worse. The
turtle would be dead. A turtle's shell is an integral part of its
skeleton. Its vertebrae are actually fused to the shell. A turtle
can't be removed from its shell without dying.
Yash helped out with:
The shell of the turtle is part of their skin. It is
not like a hermit crab. So the turtle without shell is not naked or
homeless.. it is a dead turtle.
Todd summarized the responses with:
NEITHER. He is dead. Turtles need a shell to live.
Easy as that.
In conclusion turtles without shells... just
don't exist. End of the story.
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