508-991-6178New Bedford, MA One of the finest small zoos in the United States
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Range Southern Maine and extreme southern Ontario west to Illinois and south to northern Florida in the east. Isolated colonies can be found in southern Quebec, southern Ontario, central Illinois, central Georgia and north central Florida.
Habitat wetlands including marshy meadows, vernal pools, bogs, swamps, ponds, ditches, or other small bodies of still water.
Conservation Status STATE: NoneFEDERAL: None
Scientific Name Clemmys guttata
Did You Know? Female spotted turtles can “store” sperm obtained from the males and use it as many as five years later to produce healthy, fertile eggs.