Arrival of Pacific Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata)
Anthony walks you through the exciting arrival of a breeding pair of Pacific Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata). This species is currently protected and Endangered throughout it’s range, and is listed by the IUCN Red List as Vulnerable, which surely needs to be updated. Check out the rest of our site for more information on this and many other exciting chelonian species.
About the Author
Anthony was the "Best of 2017" Editor's Choice for "Chelonia Personality of the Year" by The Reptile Report. As the Senior Director of theTurtleRoom, Anthony oversees educational efforts, including video and audio media production, like The Pondcast. Anthony has also written a book on the Geoemyda genus, published by Living Art Publishing as part of their “Turtles of the World” series, and several articles in magazines such as including REPTILES, The BATAGUR, Testudo (Italian), and RADIATA (German).
Anthony has a B.A. from Rhode Island College and works in management for VCA Animal Hospitals. He lives in the Northeast with his wife, Shannon, and daughters, Cambria and Maddalena. He and his family are often on the move, giving turtle presentations at schools, nature and science centers, herpetological societies and conferences.Read More
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