Animals We Protect: Bog Turtle

Check out this new feature by Sydney Bezanson, Creative Content Manager for The Nature Conservancy in North Carolina:

“The bog turtle is North America’s smallest turtle, growing only to 4.5 inches in length. Easily recognized by the orange patch on either side of its head, the bog turtle favors open, groundwater-fed wet meadows and bogs dominated by tussock sedge and grasses…”