Normal turtles live on every continent except Antarctica. These dudes mainly stay in the sewers of NYC.
Several species of turtles can live to be over 100 years old, but the TMNT are still teenagers!
Turtles don't have ears, but they do have good eyesight and an excellent sense of smell. That's why nothing gets past these ninjas.
Many turtle species are endangered but if you mess with these dudes, YOU'LL be in-danger.
Most turtles are plant eaters, or 'herbivores'. These guys really love a good pizza.
Turtles have a hard shell to protect them called a 'carapace'. The TMNT have shells AND ninja weapons.
Real turtles have no teeth, but these dudes have great smiles!
Turtles can't stick out their tongues, but Mikey can!
Turtle shells are made out of the same material as fingernails... Gross.
A group of turtles is known as a 'bale'. A group of Ninja Turtles is called 'AWESOME'!