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Cooter Turtles

By Brock Yates

Cooter Turtles Cooter turtles are among the largest pond turtles in North America. These turtles are one of the more common turtle species kept as pets. Not only are they gorgeous, but they also cohabitate peacefully with other turtles. These large turtles are found in the southeastern United States. Telling cooters apart can be very […]

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Eastern River Cooter (Pseudemys Concinna Concinna)

By Brock Yates

The eastern river cooters are freshwater turtles that live on the eastern side of United States. Quick Reference Geographical Region: They are found from the coastal plains of southeastern Virginia to southeastern Alabama. Size: Up to 12 inches in length. Habitat: They hang out in the backwater near an open body of water. Food: Herbivorous, […]

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Florida Red Bellied Cooter (Florida Redbelly)

By Brock Yates

Indigenous to southern Georgia and Florida, the Florida redbelly is easily distinguished by its bright red underbelly (plastron). These fairly large turtles grow up to between 8 to 15 inches. Males are 10 inches on average and are noticeably smaller than females (who are 12 inches on average). Florida Red Bellied Cooter Facts and Information […]