Turtles & Tortoises

Name Captive Lifespan Care Level
African Spurred Tortoise More than 20 Years Advanced
Aldabra Tortoise More than 20 Years Advanced
Alligator Snapping Turtle More than 20 Years Advanced
Asian Box Turtle More than 20 Years Beginner
Bell’s Hingeback Tortoise More than 20 Years Advanced
Bog Turtle More than 20 Years Intermediate
Common Musk Turtle More than 20 Years Beginner
Common Snapping Turtle More than 20 Years Advanced
Desert Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
Diamondback Terrapin More than 20 Years Intermediate
Eastern Box Turtle More than 20 Years Intermediate
Eastern Mud Turtle More than 20 Years Beginner
Eastern Painted Turtle More than 20 Years Beginner
Elongated Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
False Map Turtle More than 20 Years Intermediate
Florida Pond Cooter More than 20 Years Intermediate
Florida Softshell Turtle More than 20 Years Advanced
Galapagos Tortoise More than 20 Years Advanced
Gopher Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
Greek Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
Green Sea Turtle Not Applicable Not Applicable
Hermann's Tortoise More than 20 Years Beginner
Leopard Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
Map Turtle 12 to 20 Years Intermediate
Marginated Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
Matamata More than 20 Years Advanced
Ornate Box Turtle More than 20 Years Beginner
Pancake Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
Radiated Tortoise More than 20 Years Intermediate
Red-bellied Side-necked Turtle More than 20 Years Intermediate
Red-eared Slider More than 20 Years Intermediate
Red-footed Tortoise More than 20 Years Beginner
Russian Tortoise More than 20 Years Beginner
Smooth Softshell Turtle More than 20 Years Advanced
Spiny Softshell Turtle More than 20 Years Intermediate
Spotted Turtle More than 20 Years Intermediate
Sulcata Tortoise More than 20 Years Advanced
Western Painted Turtle More than 20 Years Beginner
Wood Turtle More than 20 Years Intermediate
Yellow-bellied Slider More than 20 Years Intermediate
Yellow-footed Tortoise More than 20 Years

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