Category: Turtles

Terrapene carolina bauri, 24 June 2020

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Volusia county, Florida (24 June 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene carolina bauri, 24 June 2020

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Volusia county, Florida (24 June 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene carolina bauri, 24 June 2020

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Volusia county, Florida (24 June 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene carolina bauri, 24 June 2020

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Volusia county, Florida (24 June 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene carolina bauri, 24 June 2020

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Volusia county, Florida (24 June 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene carolina bauri, 24 June 2020

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Volusia county, Florida (24 June 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon subrubrum, 19 April 2015

Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum, the Southeastern mud turtle; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 April 2015). Check out that little hook line from the upper jaw to the lower jaw. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon subrubrum, 19 April 2015

Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum, the Eastern mud turtle; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 April 2015). Plastron plating of garnet and gold. Absolutely gorgeous! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon subrubrum, 19 April 2015

Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum, the Eastern mud turtle; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 April 2015). Tiny little armored transport waiting for clearance to take off. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Trachemys scripta elegans, 03 April 2020

Trachemys scripta elegans, the Red-eared slider; Volusia county, Florida (03 April 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tracheymys scripta scripta, 23 April 2016

Tracheymys scripta scripta, the Yellow-bellied slider; Nassau county (23 April 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Gopherus polyphemus, 30 November 2010

Gopherus polyphemus, the Gopher tortoise; Volusia county, Florida (30 November 2010). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Trachemys scripta elegans, 02 May 2004

Trachemys scripta elegans, the Red-eared slider; Lake county, Florida (02 May 2004). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon baurii, 15 May 2006

Kinosternon baurii, the Striped mud turtle; Volusia county, Florida (15 May 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon baurii, 28 November 2015

Kinosternon baurii, the Striped mud turtle; Miami-Dade county, Florida (28 November 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon baurii, 14 July 2019

Kinosternon baurii, the Striped mud turtle; Volusia county, Florida (14 July 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Deirochelys reticularia chrysea, 14 July 2014

Deirochelys reticularia chrysea, the Florida chicken turtle; Volusia county, Florida (14 July 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Deirochelys reticularia chrysea, 14 July 2014

Deirochelys reticularia chrysea, the Florida chicken turtle; Volusia county, Florida (14 July 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Deirochelys reticularia chrysea, 14 July 2014

Deirochelys reticularia chrysea, the Florida chicken turtle; Volusia county, Florida (14 July 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Gopherus polyphemus, 22 August 2015

Gopherus polyphemus, the Gopher tortoise; Flagler county, Florida (22 August 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Gopherus polyphemus, 22 August 2015

Gopherus polyphemus, the Gopher tortoise; Flagler county, Florida (22 August 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Trachemys scripta scripta, 13 May 2013

Trachemys scripta scripta, the Yellow-bellied slider; Lowndes county, Georgia (13 May 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Apalone ferox, 27 November 2015

Apalone ferox, the Florida shoftshell turtle; Monroe county, Florida (27 November 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Apalone ferox, 27 November 2015

Apalone ferox, the Florida shoftshell turtle; Monroe county, Florida (27 November 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Apalone ferox, 27 November 2015

Apalone ferox, the Florida shoftshell turtle; Monroe county, Florida (27 November 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Chelonia mydas, 09 June 2017

Chelonia mydas, the Green sea turtle (juvenile); Brevard county, Florida (09 June 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Chelonia mydas, 09 June 2017

Chelonia mydas, the Green sea turtle (juvenile); Brevard county, Florida (09 June 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Chelonia mydas, 09 June 2017

Chelonia mydas, the Green sea turtle (juvenile); Brevard county, Florida (09 June 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta, 18 August 2004

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta, the Florida East coast terrapin; Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2004). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta, 18 August 2004

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta, the Florida East coast terrapin; Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2004). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta, 18 August 2004

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta, the Florida East coast terrapin; Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2004). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Dorian 2019: A Gopher Tortoise Before the Wind

Gopherus polyphemus, the Gopher tortoise; Volusia county, Florida (31 August 2019). Buzzing about North Peninsula State Park a few days before Dorian will slip northward a bit off our coast, I came across this snazzy Gopher tortoise trekking around the coastal sand dunes.

Pseudemys nelsoni, 10 August 2019

Pseudemys nelsoni, the Florida red-bellied cooter; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pseudemys nelsoni, 10 August 2019

Pseudemys nelsoni, the Florida red-bellied cooter; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pseudemys nelsoni, 10 August 2019

Pseudemys nelsoni, the Florida red-bellied cooter; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pseudemys nelsoni, 10 August 2019

Pseudemys nelsoni, the Florida red-bellied cooter; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pseudemys nelsoni, 10 August 2019

Pseudemys nelsoni, the Florida red-bellied cooter; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pseudemys nelsoni, 10 August 2019

Pseudemys nelsoni, the Florida red-bellied cooter; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Trachemys scripta scripta, 13 March 2012

Trachemys scripta scripta, the Yellow-bellied slider; Lowndes county, Georgia (13 March 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene ornata ornata, 05 July 2007

Terrapene ornata ornata, the Ornate box turtle; Cleveland county, Oklahoma (05 July 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pseudemys nelsoni, 22 January 2017

Pseudemys nelsoni, the Florida red-bellied cooter; Miami-Dade county, Florida (22 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sternotherus odoratus, 30 June 2011

Sternotherus odoratus, the Common musk turtle; Spartanburg county, South Carolina (30 June 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene carolina baurii, 09 July 2011

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Chelydra serpentina, 13 May 2009

Chelydra serpentina, the Snapping turtle; Miami-Dade county, Florida (13 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Trachemys scripta scripta, 12 April 2012

Trachemys scripta scripta, the Yellow-bellied slider; Lowndes county, Georgia (12 April 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon subrubrum, 19 April 2013

Kinosternon subrubrum, the Eastern mud turtle; Lowndes county, Georgia (19 April 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Apalone spinifera, 14 May 2006

Apalone spinifera, the Spiny softshell turtle; Lake county, Florida (14 May 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sternotherus minor minor, 30 October 2016

Sternotherus minor minor, the Loggerhead musk turtle; Levy county, Florida (30 October 2016). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Apalone ferox, 15 March 2019

Apalone ferox, the Florida softshell; Miami-Dade county, Florida (15 March 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Kinosternon baurii, 28 June 2007

Kinosternon baurii, the Striped mud turtle; Lowndes county, Georgia (28 June 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.