How many different types of turtle are there?



  1. jet
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    According to the San Diego Zoo, there are about 250 different turtle species. 

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    According to the first link, there are about 270 species of turtles and counting. The second link is a list of the scientific and common names of all the turtle species.

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    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection states that there are currently “328 species of turtle” known worldwide, with 57 of these found in North America.  I believe that this number also accounts for tortoises.  In addition, according to treehugger, more than half of the globe”s “turtles and tortoises are threatened with extinction.”

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