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Spotted Turtle

Clemmys guttata

Range

  • The Northeastern United States extending through the entire east coast of the United States

Habitat

  • Ponds & lakes

Diet

  • Fish
  • Tadpoles
  • Snails
  • Carrion
  • Insects
  • Crayfish
  • Shrimp
  • Salamanders
  • Frogs
  • Aquatic plants

The spotted turtle’s numbers are declining due to human encroachment on their habitat and over-collection for the pet trade.

The Tulsa Zoo has been producing hatchling spotted turtles since 1983.

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