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Mississippi River at Pakenham

Local Turtle Species

NOTE: this page still in progress

Of the 8 species of turtle native to Ontario, only 6 species are found in our area of Eastern Ontario. Most are listed by COSWIC.

Recommended on-line resource for more details and photos for these species: Species Guide – Toronto Zoo

1. Snapping Turtle: SPECIAL CONCERN

2. Stinkpot: THREATENED

3. Northern Map Turtle: SPECIAL CONCERN

4. Midland Painted Turtle

5. Blanding’s Turtle: THREATENED

6. Spotted Turtle: ENDANGERED

 

 

 

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MVFN's natural history talks take place on 3rd Thursdays, Jan-April and Sept-November, at  Almonte United Church, 106 Elgin St., Almonte, ON. All welcome!

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