The wood turtle is the most colorful native turtle species in Ontario.
The three-toed box turtle is a subspecies of the same box turtle species as the recently posted Florida box turtle.
The Florida box turtle is an turtle from the swamps of Florida.
The pancake tortoise is so named because it is flat as a pancake — at least compared to other tortoises.
As usual I like to visit animal shows. So I did go to the Canadian Pet Expo that was held this weekend in the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.
Spotted turtles are small semi-aquatic turtles from North America.
The African softshell turtle, also known as the Nile softshell turtle is a large aquatic turtle.
Diamondback terrapins are similar to freshwater turtles but they live in brackish water of varying salinity.
Painted turtles are common in North America including Canada.
The Hilaire’s side-necked turtle is a freshwater turtle from South America mainly from Brazil.
The European pond turtle is the only species of turtle native to Hungary.
The red-bellied short-necked turtle is a beautiful river turtle.
December 5, 2014
Pond sliders have three subspecies. Red-eared sliders are the most common in the pet trade but the other two, the yellow-bellied slider and the Cumberland slider are also fairly common.
The spiny softshell turtle is a large freshwater turtle from North America.
Mata mata turtles are somewhat odd turtles from South America where they live mostly in Brazil in the Amazon and the Orinoco basin.
The Indian star tortoise looks like the Burmese star tortoise, but unlike its cousin the Indian star tortoise is not endangered in the wild.
After visiting the 2014 Canadian Reptile Breeders Expo I have started to look at other opportunities to see reptiles.
The Burmese star tortoise is a beautiful but critically endangered species of tortoise from South-East Asia.
The leopard tortoise is the second largest tortoise on the African savanna.
Red-foot tortoises are from South America.