Category: Turtle Species

Bog Turtle

The Bog Turtle

The Tiny Bog Turtle The bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) is the smallest turtle found in the United States. The largest bog turtle ever found measured only 4.5 inches. Bog turtles are easily identified by the patches of orange found along

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Alligator Snapping Turtle – Deeper Look part 2

Holy Crap that’s a handful of little monsters, ok lets have a closer look on if you had the opportunity to care for an alligator snapping turtle. Alligator snapping turtles inhabit deep water ways such as large rivers, canals, lakes,

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Alligator Snapping Turtle Adult

Alligator Snapping Turtle – Deeper Look part 1

Description The alligator snapping turtle has a large head and thick shell with three ridges that feature large, spiked scales. In contrast, the common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) has a smoother shell. Snapping turtle have strong, stout heads, powerful jaws,

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alligator snapping turtle baby

Alligator Snapping Turtle – quick facts

Often confused for one another the prehistoric looking Alligator Snapping Turtle and the more widespread Common Snapping Turtle are two very distinct species. Yes it is true that they both share similarities in appearance but everything from their temperament to

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Box Turtle Care

Basics About Box Turtle Care Learn the basics of box turtle care. There are two species of box turtles, with 6 subspecies of  North American Box Turtle. This species are the Florida Box Turtle, Desert Box Turtle, Gulf Coast Box

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