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Turtles

The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks Which practically conceal its sex. I think it clever of the turtle In such a fix to be so fertile. Ogden Nash (1902-1971)

  1. Florida Softshell Turtle

    Apalone ferox

  2. Gulf Coast Spiny Softshell Turtle

    Apalone spinifera aspera

  3. Common Snapping Turtle

    Chelydra serpentina serpentina

  4. Florida Chicken Turtle

    Deirochelys reticularia chrysea

  5. Florida Mud Turtle

    Kinosternon sp.

  6. Alligator Snapping Turtle

    Macrochelys temminckii

  7. Alligator Snapping Turtle

    Macrochelys temminckii

  8. Alligator Snapping Turtle

    Macrochelys temminckii
    We saw this Alligator Snapping Turtle in a ravine creek.

  9. Stinkpot Turtle

    Sternotherus sp.

  10. Male Box Turtle

    Terrapene carolina
    I saw this male box turtle poking his head out of the leaves which had provided him extra warmth during the winter.

  11. Yellowbelly Slider

    Trachemys scripta scripta