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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Saturday, April 4, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free for zoo members and with paid zoo admission


Watch the animals as they enjoy their very own "egg stravaganza." A variety of animals will receive eggs and egg-shaped enrichment items throughout the day. Don't miss this egg-citing event!

Schedule of Events

Activities take place at the animal's exhibit, unless otherwise noted
Schedule subject to change

10:15 African Lion
10:30 Meerkat, Fossa
10:45 Gray Wolf
11:00 Amur Tiger
11:15 Eurasian Lynx
11:30 Red Wolf
11:45 Asian Elephant
12:00 Snow Leopard
12:15 Red Panda
12:30 Spectacled Bear

1:45 Patas Monkey, Lemur
2:00 Shark Tank
2:15 Desert Lizard
2:30 Armadillo
2:45 Diversity of Birds