Red ear slider aka the little mermaid turtle
The Red Footed Tortoise is one of the most popular tortoise breeds. This tortoise has a curious personality, and is a good choice for beginners.
The adorable little Bog Turtle is actually one of the smallest of all the turtle breeds on the planet. It's also known as the Muhlenberg’s Turtle.
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The Eastern Painted Turtle is an attractive pet turtle breed that is ideal for beginners. They have a pleasant disposition, and are energetic and active.
The Reeve’s Turtle, which is also known as the Chinese Pond Turtle, is a popular breed in the pet world.
Pet owners who would like to make a unique looking turtle a part of their family should consider the Smooth Softshell Turtle.