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Turtles in America (USA)

There are 328 turtles in the world that have been discovered at this point. North America, including both the United States and Canada have roughly 20% of those.

Those different turtle species are spread out across America, with different varieties in each state. To find out which turtles are near you just pick your state below.

You’ll find a complete list of both native and non native turtles. Many don’t know this, but there are turtles such as the red eared slider which are classified as an invasive species.

Turtles sorted by state