Turtles are some of the world's most amazing animals, but they also face threats in the wild. Explore these activities - originally featured in our Turtles of the World exhibit - to find out how scientists are working to save them, and what you can do to help!
Turtle Habitat Game
The decisions you make about how to treat your backyard — from mowing the grass to choosing fencing and more — could make it a turtle haven or a place they would rather avoid!
Get to know these turtle species from around the globe. You can also find them on a map and even color them in!
Meet this speckled species and learn how scientists use turtle DNA to help protect them and return lost turtles to the wild.
Turtle experts count turtles to monitor their populations. See how this helped scientists discover threats to this species.
Find out how zoos and aquariums working together to hatch and care for turtles can help prevent their extinction.
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