Please enjoy these amphibian and reptile photos by Mike Benard. You can use the links below to navigate between different galleries. If you have any questions, feel free to send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Painted Turtles with Wood Ducks
A pair of painted turtles sit next to two wood ducks on a pond in a log.
Young Painted Turtle Basking
California Pond Turtle
Seen in Yolo County, California.
Painted Turtle Laying Eggs
Mud-Covered Snapping Turtle
This Snapping Turtle was found walking between ponds, and still has mud all over its head and shell.
Suwannee Cooter with mouth open
A dentist's dream! A suwannee cooter (Pseudemys suwanniensis) with its mouth open, showing off the triturating (grinding) surface inside. Don't worry, adult suwannee cooters are mostly herbivorous.
Suwannee Cooter head in profile view