Top 5 Incredible Turtles in Maine

Blanding’s Turtle:shell are mostly dark brown, the majority of its chin and throat are solid bright yellow! It’s much larger than the aforementioned spotted turtle, averaging 7 to 9 inches long.

Eastern Musk Turtle:its small size at just 2 to 5 inches long, it packs quite the smelly punch! Thankfully, the turtle is easy to identify by the thin yellow stripes running down either side .

Painted Turtle:are similar in size. They each average around 5 to 7 inches long. However, the midland variety can reach up to 10 inches in length. Aside from the midland’s distinctive plastron shadow

Wood Turtle: it’s average in size, ranging from about 5 to 8 inches long. Up close, however, the origins of its scientific name, insculpta, become very clear!

Spotted Turtle: is certainly one of Maine’s most colorful and unique-looking reptiles! Both its dark grey carapace and skin are covered with tiny yellow spots, making it stand out despite .