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 as at risk species.
Recommended on-line resource for more details and photos for these species: Species Guide – Toronto Zoo
1. Snapping Turtle: SPECIAL CONCERN
2. Stinkpot Turtle: SPECIAL CONCERN
3. Northern Map Turtle: SPECIAL CONCERN
4. Midland Painted Turtle
5. Blanding’s Turtle: THREATENED
6. Spotted Turtle: ENDANGERED