An American tourist took a sunrise stroll and stumbled upon a bloody sea turtle on her back. She was motionless—until…


The author of the video says that he found it, and could not leave so. How to determine whether the turtle is alive or dead? And can be, she is in hibernation? Such questions have many Cherepanovo sooner or later.

In this article, we will try to talk about how to determine at home – whether the turtle died or just sleeps. Turtles – create cold-blooded, that is, their body temperature depends on the ambient temperature. Therefore, when the air temperature drops in winter, they can go into hibernation.

But in a city apartment usually the air temperature does not fall below 20-22 degrees. So often all the turtles in the winter in apartments will not hibernate, but simply become more lethargic and eat poorly.