Turtle & Tortoise Species

History of the Galapagos Tortoise

When I sit with a Galapagos tortoise, I can feel a charm I haven’t felt with another reptile. Although tortoises are sometimes considered primitive and regal, their individuality gives the Galapagos tortoises that “gentle giant” type of aura. While the threatened Galapagos…

The Painted Turtle

The painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) is perhaps one of the most attractive turtles in North America.

Spotted Turtle

These beautiful reptiles are coveted by hobbyists around the world.