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Maryland designated the diamondback terrapin turtle (Malaclemys terrapin) as the official state reptile in 1994. Their preference for unpolluted saltwater make them an indicator of healthy marsh and river systems. The Diamondback terrapin is the only species of turtle in North America that spends its life in brackish water (salty but less so than sea water). http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/

Maryland designated the diamondback terrapin turtle (Malaclemys terrapin) as the official state reptile in also the official mascot of the U of Maryland College Park.

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Apple Turtle - in Asian culture turtles are believed to bring good luck.

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Diamondback Terrapin.

The Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) a salt marsh Turtle found in brackish coastal swamps in Northeastern and Southern United States, from Cape Cod to Florida.

Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, beautiful!!!

Endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle - Green turtles were a source of food…

Sulcata tortoises, small, medium and large, grow very fast but are very good with kids and other pets

Sulcata tortoises small medium and large grow very and very fast but are very…

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