Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina). I cared for this young snapping turtle which was caught at a lake and then released back into the same lake later. Farmington, Pennsylvania. Oct, 2004.
Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon) South Park, Pennsylvania
Red Eft, Red Spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens)
Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata). A snake commonly sold as a pet in shops. This young snake here is basking in the sun. Florida Keys, Florida. Januray, 2011.
Eastern Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta). Jebediah–pictured here–is a wild turtle that I caught at a lake and took care of for a while, then released back to the same lake. Farmington, Pennsylvania. Jan, 2006.