Painted Turtle Activities
One of the two common turtles in Algonquin Park, the Painted Turtle is often overlooked by many Park visitors. This seemingly inconsequential animal has been the subject of one of the longest running turtle projects in the world. Facing many challenges the Painted Turtle has survived for millions of years, and we are only beginning to understand the complexities of this fascinating creature.
To further investigate the fascinating life history and ecology of the Painted Turtle, explore one of the activities below.
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