Do painted turtles eat lettuce?

Answer Adult painted turtles do eat lettuce such as water and romaine. They also eat kale, water hyacinth and duckweed. Juvenile painted turtles are more carnivorous, eating fish, worms and crickets. They... Read More »

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Do snapping turtles eat lettuce?

Snapping turtles can and do eat lettuce, but because lettuce leaves are low in nutrients, they should be only one part of a turtle's diet. A turtle's diet should be varied and full of vitamins.Sour... Read More »

Do painted turtles have to be in water?

Though freshwater is their preferred habitat, it is not necessary for painted turtles to stay in water all the time. The animals bask under the sun above water on logs, fallen trees and other simil... Read More »

What do wild painted turtles eat?

Painted turtles are semi-aquatic turtles commonly found in lakes, streams and marshes with muddy bottoms. Painted turtles are omnivorous (they eat plants and meat) and eat a variety of foods in th... Read More »

When do painted turtles lay their eggs?

The Western painted turtle, which is found in British Columbia, Canada, lays one clutch of eggs in late June or July every second year. The typical clutch size is six to 18 eggs. The species is end... Read More »