Category talk:Turtle characters

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Okay, I had been brought up with the lesson that turtles are amphibians. Only now I check a couple of sources elsewhere on the Internet and come to find out that they are classified as reptiles. Did that change, or were my teachers wrong? --mwalimu 03:28, 19 May 2006 (UTC)

Neither, I think. From the 1992 New Webster's Dictionary, since it's on a nearby shelf, Amphibia is a plural noun which refers to "animals that can live either on land or in water"; an amphibian is "an animal of the [biological classification] class Amphibia. -- Sine 03:53, 19 May 2006 (UTC)