Posessing a nearly perfectly hemispherical shell, the American box turtle ranges from Canada to Florida.…
Averaging six inches in length, the mud-tortoise is evenly distributed throughout the United States.
The musk tortoise draws its namesake from its strong musky odor. It is found from Maine to Florida.
Primarily nocturnal, the matamata tortoise of South America feeds on small reptiles and fish.
The hawksbill turtle is on the endangered species list primarily due to commercialization of it shell.
Skeleton of a turtle.