Spotted Turtle

Spotted Turtle

Spotted turtles are omnivorous (eats both animal and plant foods) and feeds primarily underwater. Spotted turtles are active all day long in early spring. The sex of the hatchling is determined by nest temperature at specific times during the incubation period. Cooler temperatures produce males and warmer temperatures produce females.

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2014 Summer Demo Schedule

Weekends: Starting Saturday, May 24
Daily: Starting Monday, June 30 - Monday, September 1 

Outdoor activities are weather permitting

Time Description  Location
10:30 a.m. Meet the Keeper TBA*
11:00 a.m. "In the Wings" Bird Show Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
11:30 a.m. Elephant Demonstration TBA*
12:00 p.m. Penguin Keeper Talk Penguin Coast
1:30 p.m. "In the Wings" Bird Show Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
2:00 p.m. Elephant Demonstration
TBA*
2:30 p.m. Meet the Keeper Domestic Animal Barn
3:00 p.m. Penguin Keeper Talk
Penguin Coast 


*Please listen to announcements for location.