February 23, 2021
- Easily identified by their bright yellow throat and chin
- Domed shell with yellow flecks and streaks
Did you know? Blanding's turtles are semi-aquatic reptiles that can live up to 75 years in the wild!
Habitat: Blanding’s Turtles live in shallow water, usually in large wetlands and shallow lakes with lots of aquatic vegetation.
Threats: One of their biggest threats is human development
How Can I Help?
Help EBC raise the money to protect 'Heavens Gate' - a wildlife corridor, almost 2,000 acres long, between Killarney Provincial Park and La Cloche Provincial Park. Blanding's turtles make their home here. Let EBC protect them forever. Donate by clicking here!