In celebration of 'The Great Turtle' race, we thought we would take a look at some of the most famous turtles of movies, TV, stories and more.
He is a water Pokemon and is the final form that Squirtle takes when evolving.
Franklin is a turtle who not only has his own book series but also a cartoon based on the books. Franklin is learning how he fits into the world around him and loves to go on adventures with his friends Bear, Snail, Rabbit, Beaver and Goose.
Crush and Squirt
In 'Finding Nemo', Marlin and Dory get some advice, and a ride, from Crush the Sea Turtle and his son Squirt.
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One of the most evil turtles was Gamera. He was a gigantic flying, fire-breathing turtle who wanted to destroy all of Tokyo. Sometimes he battled with Godzilla.
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One of the most famous fables that is told is that of the Tortoise and the Hare. In the story, the hare is fast but often gets sidetracked or in trouble. But Tortoise, even though he is slow, is very consistent and steady and ends up winning their race.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael make up these crime-fighting heroes in a half shell. Under their leader, Master Splinter, they battle against Shredder and other bad guys.