Scientific Name: Glyptemys muhlenbergii

Found In: Eastern United States/Marshes and swamps away from large bodies of water

Size: Adults average 3 to 4.5 inches in length along the shell

Diet: Omnivore. Diet consists of insects, seeds, berries, and green vegetation.

Threat Level: Critically Endangered. Habitat loss due to conversion of the marshes to farm land is the major threat to this species.

Facts: The bog turtle hibernates in mud and vegetation during the winter, usually picking its same hibernation site every year.