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1. What turtle was the basis of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, is a very popular pet, and is extremely invasive outside its native North America?
2. The alligator snapping turtle commonly lures prey in what way?
3. One of the relatively few turtles of Europe, this critter is of the family Emydidae - in other words, a what?
4. Among turtles, what record does the leatherback hold?
5. After being renamed fourteen times over the last few centuries, in 1992 we settled on what name for this sedentary long-necked South American turtle?
6. The eastern painted turtle (pictured), Fitzroy River turtle, and white-throated snapping turtle can be literally "ass backwards" when it comes to what?
7. It is not a guaranteed feature, but what feature does this radiated tortoise have that should hint at it being a called tortoise rather than a turtle?
8. As suggested by its name and this image, the box turtle has what interesting feature for protection?
9. Their soft shells afford softshell turtles an advantage in what?
10. The easily recognizable giant tortoises can only be found in two places in the world: the Galapagos, and what other island nation?
Source: Author nautilator
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