The two most common turtle species seen in Dundas are the Snapping Turtle and Midland Painted Turtle. You may be lucky enough to see a Map Turtle or Blanding’s Turtle. You may also encounter a Red-Eared Slider, a species not native to Ontario, which was abandoned by irresponsible pet owners.
Click on the titles/images below to go to each species’ page for more information and a photo slideshow. All photos on the species’ pages are courtesy of Catherine Shimmell, Pete Hurrell, and other DTW volunteers.