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Turtle Board

Welcome to the Turtle Board! Here we display photos and descriptions of our reader’s turtles!

You can submit your turtle by emailing me at theturtleholic@gmail.com

Please include a picture along with your turtle’s Name, Species, Age, and any other description you would like to include.

Nemo

Species: Midland Painted Turtle

Age: 1 year old

Owner: Sue

Despite missing her right “hand,” Nemo is an avid swimmer and loves interacting with people.

Penny

Species: Yellow Bellied Slider

Age: 4 months

Owner: Jennifer

Penny lives in a 40 gallon tank and spends most of her time swimming.

Ralph

Species: Painted Turtle

Age: 8 months old

Owner: Steven

Ralph is a little shy, but he is a great swimmer and spends a lot of his time basking.

Squirt and Lucy

Species: Albino Red Eared Slider

Age: 2 years old

Owner: Mike

Squirt and Lucy are both Albino Red Eared Sliders. While this species usually doesn’t survive long in the wild, they are both healthy and thriving in their 75 gallon tank.

Milk

Species: Red Eared Slider

Age: 3 years old

Owner: Zaydan

Cookie

Species: Red Eared Slider

Age: 3 years old

Owner: Zaydan

Salvador, Dali, and April

Species: Box Turtles

Age: 25 , 25, and ~8 years old

Owner: Arlene

These beautiful box turtles live in Florida. Their owner engineered a very cool outdoor habitat using dog cages. There are openings in the cages that allow the turtles to move around and visit each other.

Lavern

Species: Gulf Coast Box Turtle

Age: 3 years old

Owner: Fabiano

Lavern is a very curious turtle, and loves to hunt for Easter eggs.

Crunchy

Species: Yellow Bellied Slider

Age: 10 months

Owner: Tala

Crunchy lives in a tank with other fishes. She recently lost her friend Salhof (3 years old turtle) and got depressed for a while. She then started chasing the fish and eat whatever she caught. The owner is going to put the fish into a separate tank, and will get Crunchy a new turtle friend soon!