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Can a large turtle and/or tortoise kill human?

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Yes, a large turtle and/or tortoise can kill a human. I think a larger turtle might be more likely to do so. If it is a baby, it will probably be able to get to the ground, and then it could run away. If it is a male, it will probably try to bite or scratch the person, or try to hump the person
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Yes, a large turtle can easily swallow a human and/or tortoise. If you have a large turtle or tortoise in your home and it is not eating, it is most likely trying to get away from something. If you do have a large turtle or tortoise in your home and it is eating, it is most likely trying to get away from something
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Yes, but usually they are a threat to humans if they are handled. If they are too large to handle, they may be dangerous to people. The main threat is from being crushed. If they are too large to be handled, they may be dangerous to people
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Yes, they can, but it's usually not a good idea. Turtles and tortoises are extremely strong and can easily break through doors and windows. If you are going to have a turtle or tortoise in your home, you should only have one in a room
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Yes. Turtles and tortoises are known to carry a disease called "zoonotic" which can cause serious health problems in humans. The biggest concern for pet owners is that a turtle or tortoise might accidentally eat a child. There are several things pet owners can do to make sure their pet turtles and tortoises
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