Are terrapins reptiles or amphibians?

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Are terrapins reptiles or amphibians?

Terrapins:

Terrapins are a group of turtle species found in the eastern portion of North America. They are labeled for similar body shapes but research shows that they are not all related species.

Answer and Explanation:

Terrapins are reptiles. As with all turtle species, they hatch from eggs laid on dry land and can breathe through lungs from the time they are born....

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Reptiles: Features, Types & Importance

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