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Turtles of the Southeast U.S.

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.

For spottings of the 42 turtle species in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Sign in to join mission

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.
Created by

NeilDazet

Website 299 participants 665 spottings

The Southeast has the highest diversity of turtles in the U.S. and is home to 75 percent of all native species found in the United States and Canada. Unfortunately these turtle populations are declining due to international trade demand and habitat loss. Documenting turtle spottings in this area will contribute to a better understanding of this unique, ecological asset that is matched by only a few other regions on the planet.

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.

Lat: 33.29 Long: -85.40

Recent Spottings

Common Snapping Turtle momsavang 3 1 Common Snapping Turtle
River Cooter Margaret15 1 1 River Cooter
Eastern Box Turtle momsavang 6 2 Eastern Box Turtle
Woodland Box Turtle ForestDragon 1 0 Woodland Box Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle robert emond 2 0 Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Woodland Box Turtle ForestDragon 2 0 Woodland Box Turtle
Woodland Box Turtle ForestDragon 4 0 Woodland Box Turtle
Eastern Painted Turtle ForestDragon 1 1 Eastern Painted Turtle
Common Snapping Turtle ForestDragon 6 0 Common Snapping Turtle
Gopher Tortoise robert emond 2 0 Gopher Tortoise
Spotting pevans01 3 1 Spotting
Florida Softshell Turtle robert emond 1 0 Florida Softshell Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle Life Is Like a Lime 1 0 Eastern Box Turtle
Carolina Diamondbacked Terrapin robert emond 4 0 Carolina Diamondbacked Terrapin
Slider Turtle Sherrié 1 3 Slider Turtle
Musk Turtle pevans01 1 0 Musk Turtle
Red-eared Slider ForestDragon 1 0 Red-eared Slider
Eastern Painted Turtle ForestDragon 1 0 Eastern Painted Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle ForestDragon 5 0 Eastern Box Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle flowntheloop 2 0 Eastern Box Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle Heather39 3 0 Eastern Box Turtle
Yellow-bellied Slider Heather39 2 0 Yellow-bellied Slider
Alligator Snapping Turtle EntreAguas 1 0 Alligator Snapping Turtle
Gopher Tortoise Heather39 1 0 Gopher Tortoise
Yellow-bellied Slider ForestDragon 2 0 Yellow-bellied Slider
Eastern Box Turtle Heather39 1 2 Eastern Box Turtle
cooter turtle dcslaugh 1 0 cooter turtle
Gopher tortoise ColtMooney 1 0 Gopher tortoise
Spotting EntreAguas 1 0 Spotting
Peninsula Cooter dcslaugh 2 2 Peninsula Cooter
Florida Cooter James A McNair 1 0 Florida Cooter
Gopher Tortoise pevans01 1 0 Gopher Tortoise
Gopher Tortoise pevans01 1 1 Gopher Tortoise
Northern Map Turtle LisaPowers 22 0 Northern Map Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle colbyhenderson45 0 0 Eastern Box Turtle
cooter turtle dcslaugh 1 0 cooter turtle
Stripe-necked musk turtle LisaPowers 2 0 Stripe-necked musk turtle
Eastern Box Turtle ColtMooney 0 0 Eastern Box Turtle
Spotting ColtMooney 1 0 Spotting
Alligator snapping turtle LisaPowers 1 0 Alligator snapping turtle
Eastern Mud Turtle TeresaBurke 1 1 Eastern Mud Turtle
Common snapping turtle LisaPowers 2 0 Common snapping turtle
Eastern Box Turtle ColtMooney 0 1 Eastern Box Turtle
Common musk turtle Maria dB 12 5 Common musk turtle
Spiny Softshell Turtle ColtMooney 1 0 Spiny Softshell Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle LaurenL 10 1 Eastern Box Turtle
Eastern Box Turtle LaurenLott 0 2 Eastern Box Turtle
False Map Turtle LisaPowers 1 0 False Map Turtle
Common Musk Turtle Musicwolf 1 0 Common Musk Turtle
Common Snapping Turtle Musicwolf 4 0 Common Snapping Turtle

Recently joined

Margaret15 reporter.of.nature Life Is Like a Lime momsavang
robert emond flowntheloop Heather39 ForestDragon
LaurenL SargonR Musicwolf AliciaWalker
suzmonk LaurieTootleSlaughter KristieMoore samsatterwhite
capttravis5 RubyWooten JeremyCherson IanAyotte
Coyote Jim ChristineRobbins mary.gallo.m Abby Ccga
Rosa Maria shinleveranna pennymomof2 vilasbirdrefuge
rohanberg James McNair nursejurs larkinpb
scubadobbins Kris F Wilsons TTaylor
drew93 Liam ColtMooney Zoo Miami CS
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