Common Snapping Turtle
Largest freshwater turtle in Canada. Distinguished by their large head and hooked upper jaw. Upper shell has three prominent ridges running length wise. The tail can be nearly as long as the shell and is adorned...
Coasts & Oceans: Turtle Conservation
Environment Canada recently posted the Recovery Strategy for four turtle species (Eastern Musk Turtle, Spiny Softshell Turtle, Blanding’s Turtle, and Spotted Turtle), and the Management Plan for an additional two...
Should you help a turtle as it’s crossing a road?
Supporting the Snapping Turtle
We’ve released 4,000 Snapping Turtles in the Muskoka and Lake Simcoe area!