Species Spotlight! Flattened Musk Turtle!
Common name: Flattened Musk Turtle Scientific name: Sternotherus depressus Countries of origin: United States of America Habitat: Medium-sized, clean, clear-water streams and small rivers with abundant rock coverage and crevices...Read more
Species Spotlight! Bourret's Box Turtle!
Beautiful Bale of Bourret’s! Our Turtle Survival Center in South Carolina houses an assurance colony numbering over 60 individuals of this splendid species. Their wild population is nearly gone but...Read more
Species Spotlight! Vietnamese Pond Turtle!
#turtletuesday Twofer: Part 2 An endemic species of coastal south-central Vietnam, these stripe-faced beauties are, sadly, now one of the rarest turtles in nature. At our Turtle Survival Center in...Read more
Species Spotlight! Yellow-bellied Slider!
#turtletuesday Twofer: Part 1 The Yellow-bellied Slider is arguably one of the most common turtles found in South Carolina, and they find refuge in wetlands on and around the grounds...Read more