- Scientific Name: Malaclemys terrapin
- Range: United States
- Status in the Wild: Near Threatened
- Location in the Zoo: Reptiles and Amphibians Building
- Cool Animal Fact: They don’t live strictly in fresh or salt water, but something in-between.
These animals are mostly found in estuaries or salt marshes. Many drown in abandoned crab traps, and this can be avoided by using an add-on device to crab traps.