Georgia's Reptiles and Amphibians

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Turtles of Georgia Pictures

All the animals in this gallary were caught, photographed, and then released back into the wild by myself or friends.

Found in Camden County, Ga

Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina)

Found in Walker County, Ga

Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina)

Found In Bartow County, Ga

Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)

Found in Camden County, GA

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus)

Found in Charlton County, Ga

Florida Softshell Turtle (Trionyx ferox)

Found in Camden County, Ga

Eastern River Cooter (Chyrysemys concinna)

Found in Chattooga County, Ga

Southern Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta)

Found in Camden County, Ga

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus)

Found in Camden County, GA

Gopher Tortoise Burrow (Gopherus polyphemus)


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Live and Let Live

All photos are taken by myself unless noted otherwise. All photos are Copyright 2005-2006. If you would like to use any of my photos just email me and I will be happy to let anyone use them.


Need Help Identifing a Snake In your area? First though look through the photos of the snakes and if still have questions email me at and I will take a look at it. And most likely be able to get you a correct anwser. Also please do not send me pictures of snakes that have been choped up into pieces. This really distresses me and I have gotten several emails where there were people who showed me pictures of snakes that they killed and all have turned out to be non-venomous.


Never Pick Up, Handle, or Try To Kill Any Venomous Snakes! Most Bites Occur That Way! Never Pick Up A Snake That You Are Uncertain About!


Disclaimer!!! Please do not do anything you see me do on this website. Some of these animals are very dangerous and I understand the risk of working with them. The bite from some of these animals can easily kill me or do extreme harm. If you do want to get into venomous herpeculture please do as much research as possible about them before considering working with them. Also I would suggest getting proper training from professional before working with them too. I do not accept any responsibility for anyone elses actions.