How to Identify Turtle Breed
You've found a turtle and are considering keeping it as a pet. Before taking it home and naming it, you want to identify the breed. It is important to identify a turtle's breed to be sure it is safe to keep as a pet and know how to care for it properly....
A 'COMPARE IMAGES' link appears on left when under 100 kinds match. Use
this to compare kinds. Click Restart ... Green turtle... Chelydra serpentina [popup]
North American Wood Turtles / Glyptemys Insculpta. ILLEGAL PET - NATIVE
SPECIES - THREATENED. Care Sheet · Top of Page ...
Turtles can be highly aquatic (staying in water most of their lives) or semi-aquatic.
... The under-shell of a turtle is called a plasteron; Many turtles have distinct
carapace shapes or markings that can be used to identify them. ... Types of
Turtle Species, there are hundreds of different types of turtles. There are just a
few of the many out there on this page, so take a look and check back as we add
Turtle Types ... Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) ... attention
and her subsequent efforts to obtain confirmatory identification by the Florida Fish
This is the Common Snapping Turtle. A mis-understood turtle. Quite Smart and
Beautiful. Not dangerous in the water or if you simply leave it alone. These turtles
This is not a detailed key to identifying turtles found in California, just a simple
guide for someone who wants to identify a turtle by color, pattern, and other ...
There are over 300 species of turtle worldwide and many are suitable to keep as
pets. ... Learn more about identifying box turtles, including different types of.
Jan 9, 2010 ... To aid you in identifying your turtles and to see what is normal as babies are
hatching, we will add additional sets of pictures featuring the same ...