Why are some animals so slow?

Why are some animals so slow?

Why are certain animals—like tortoises—so slow?

Why Are Tortoises Slow? - Big Questions (Ep.6)

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Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Leatherback Turtles, a species of sea turtle, can travel up to 22 miles per hour. (0:18)

  • 2

    A tortoise's shell is one of the main reasons for its slow speed. (1:16)

  • 3

    Moving slow helps tortoises from injuring themselves. (1:37)

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