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If you think turtles are amphibians I'd have to say you'd be wrong. Turtles are reptiles. Think of them as terrestrial vertebrates that have scaly skin and the ability to lay eggs with hard shells. They aren't tied to the water like amphibians and they can live on land for an extended period of time due to their expanded lung system. The exception, of course are sea turtles which are rarely seen on land, but even sea turtles must surface in order to breathe air and their special lungs aren't affected by water...