Turtles Identification Game

Use this page to test your knowledge on common turtles found in Pennsylvania.

 

 

Turtle #1

blandings turtle


Answer #1

ANSWER: Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii)


Turtle #2

bog turtle


Answer #2

ANSWER: Bog Turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii )


Turtle #3

Box


Answer #3

ANSWER: Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina )


Turtle #4

map


Answer #4

ANSWER: Map Turtle (Graptemys geographica)


Turtle #5

Painted


Answer #5

ANSWER: Eastern Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta picta)


Turtle #6

Snapping


Answer #6

ANSWER: Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)


Turtle #7

Spiny softshell


Answer #7

ANSWER: Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera)


Turtle #8

Spotted turtle


Answer #8

ANSWER: Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata)


Turtle #9

Stinkpot


Answer #9

ANSWER: Eastern Musk Turtle (Sternotherus odoratus)


Turtle #10

Wood turtle


Answer #10

ANSWER: Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta)


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