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Northern Diamondback Terrapin

Size: Up to 9 inches
Habitat/Range: Coastal salt marshes, estuaries and tidal creeks along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts from Massachusetts to Texas
IUCN Status: Near Threatened


Spot adorable diamondback terrapins swimming and floating along the bottom of their watery exhibit. Diamondback terrapins are found from Massachusetts through Texas, although the northern subspecies is found only from Massachusetts through Virginia.

Things to Know
Rivers of the World
Scientific Name: Malaclemys terrapin
Turtles, Reptiles
Northern Diamondback Terrapin

Kid's Worksheets

Northern Diamondback Terrapin Maze
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