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Reptiles

Skin conditions in terrapins Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Siuna Ann Reid, Kirsty Dewhurst

The skin is the largest organ of the body. Reptile skin is unique and has many functions which include protecting the body, providing camouflage and making vitamin D3.
 
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Do terrapins shed their skin?

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