Do Turtles and Tortoises Ever Sleep?

Many turtles, tortoises, and terrapins appear to sleep during a daily cycle. They pick a secluded spot with a constant, acceptable temperature; these reptiles then stop moving around and assume a particular posture, usually withdrawing into their shell for protection during “downtime.” We caught Popeye again yesterday as he was going in for a nap … Continue reading Do Turtles and Tortoises Ever Sleep?