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Types of pet Turtles

Caspian Pond Turtle Fresh Marine
Caspian Pond Turtle Fresh Marine

Caspian Pond Turtles that are kept as pets enjoy eating commercial turtle pellets, as well as fish, meat, earthworms, insects, minnows, roaches, crickets, prawn, crayfish, greens, and shrimp. A cuttlebone can also be provided as an additional calcium supplement.

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Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene Carolina Carolina)
Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene Carolina Carolina)

Eastern Box Turtle – Terrapene carolina carolina. The eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) is a subspecies within the species Terrapene carolina. It is called eastern box turtle since it is native to the eastern parts of the United States.

Eastern Box Turtle Attraction
Eastern Box Turtle Attraction

Box turtle populations are declining, listed by CITES as threatened. Many states protect box turtle populations and have laws against collecting box turtles from the wild. It is best to get a pet box turtle bred in captivity from a reputable breeder. Wild caught turtles do not adjust well to captivity and many die from the stress.

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Flatback (Natator Depressa)
Flatback (Natator Depressa)

The flatback sea turtle was described as Chelonia depressa in 1880 by Samuel Garman in 1880, before being transferred to the genus Natator in 1908 by Allan Riverstone McCulloch. Description Illustration of a top view of a flatback sea turtle.

Greek Tortoise Reptiles Magazine
Greek Tortoise Reptiles Magazine

Tortoises defecate in their water, so keeping the supply clean is a must. Greek tortoises also appreciate an occasional misting of their environment, which prompts them to empty their bowels and drink. Greek Tortoise Handling and Temperament. Similar to most turtles and tortoises, Greek tortoises do not like to be held.

Green Turtle (Chelonia Mydas)
Green Turtle (Chelonia Mydas)

The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), also known as the green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle, is a large sea turtle of the family Cheloniidae. It is the only species in the genus Chelonia.

Hawksbill (Eretmochelys Imbricata)
Hawksbill (Eretmochelys Imbricata)

The hawksbill turtle’s scientific name is Eretmochelys imbricata. It is the only member of the genus Eretmochelys. The name of the genus is derived from the Greek words meaning oar (eretmo) and turtle (chelys).

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Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys Kempii)
Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys Kempii)

Kemp's Ridely Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) ... for Kemp's ridley sea turtles for nesting beaches along the Texas coast and ... Kemp's Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)

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Leatherback (Dermochelys Coriacea)
Leatherback (Dermochelys Coriacea)

Leatherback turtles face threats on both nesting beaches and in the marine environment. The greatest causes of decline and the continuing primary threats to leatherbacks worldwide are long-term harvest and incidental capture in fishing gear. Harvest of eggs and adults occurs on nesting beaches while juveniles and adults are harvested on feeding grounds. Incidental capture primarily occurs in ...

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Loggerhead (Caretta Caretta)
Loggerhead (Caretta Caretta)

Interesting Facts about Loggerhead Turtles. Caretta caretta gigas and caretta caretta are ... Loggerhead turtle facts inform us that loggerhead ... Pet Turtles That ...

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Map Turtle (Graptemys Geographica)
Map Turtle (Graptemys Geographica)

The northern map turtle (Graptemys geographica), or common map turtle, ... Like other map turtles, this species exhibits extreme sexual size dimorphism.

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Mississippi Map Turtle Wikipedia
Mississippi Map Turtle Wikipedia

Map turtles get their common name from the lines and markings on their ... A Mississippi map turtle swimming inside a tank. It is a popular pet for aquarists and is ...

Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys Olivacea)
Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys Olivacea)

(Redirected from Lepidochelys olivacea) The olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), also known as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, is a medium-sized species of sea turtle found in warm and tropical waters, primarily in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. They can also be found in warm waters of Atlantic ocean.

Painted Turtle Wikipedia
Painted Turtle Wikipedia

Painted turtle. The painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) is the most widespread native turtle of North America. It lives in slow-moving fresh waters, from southern Canada to Louisiana and northern Mexico, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Red Ear Slider Turtle Animal Spot
Red Ear Slider Turtle Animal Spot

The Red-Eared Slider, also called the red-eared ... It is also the most popular breed of pet turtle in the US and is widely kept as pet around ... (Animal Spot).

Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys Scripta Elegans)
Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys Scripta Elegans)

The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), also known as the red-eared terrapin, is a semiaquatic turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. It is a subspecies of the pond slider. It is the most popular pet turtle in the United States and is also popular as a pet in the rest of the world.

Reeve's Turtle Turtles And Tortioses
Reeve's Turtle Turtles And Tortioses

It can be rewarding, but there are also real challenges. Learn about having a pet turtle or tortoise including care, housing and the needs of different species.

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Russian Tortoise Arizona Tortoise Compound
Russian Tortoise Arizona Tortoise Compound

Located in Pheonix, Arizona we supply a variety of Tortoises and Turtles to hobbyists as well as professional breeders. Our site offers Live Tortoises and Turtles for sale as well as caging, heating, lighting and feeding supplies.

Western Painted Turtle (Chrysemys Picta Bellii)
Western Painted Turtle (Chrysemys Picta Bellii)

Western Painted Turtle Scientific name: Chrysemys picta belli What do Painted Turtles look like?As the name suggests the western painted turtle are painted with bright colors of red, yellow and olive on their neck, head, tail, legs and lower shell.

Wood Turtle (Glyptemys [Clemmys] Insculpta)
Wood Turtle (Glyptemys [Clemmys] Insculpta)

The wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) is a species of turtle endemic to North America. It is in the genus Glyptemys, a genus which contains only one other species of turtle: the bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii ).