Tortoise Shell

Tortoise Shells are Not Just for Protection. The Shells are Connected Directly to the Tortoise’s Nervous System. These Nerves Give the Shell the Ability to Transmit Pleasure and Pain Sensations.

The shell is widely regarded as the most distinctive feature of a turtle’s body. Most of our readers’ questions concern the shell’s origins and functions. In today’s article, we’ll examine whether turtles can feel their shells and how they got them. But did you know tortoises have feelings in their shells? Tortoise shells are used …

Tortoise Shells are Not Just for Protection. The Shells are Connected Directly to the Tortoise’s Nervous System. These Nerves Give the Shell the Ability to Transmit Pleasure and Pain Sensations. Read More »