Yellow belly slider turtles eat small fish, frogs and other aquatic species as well as aquatic plants found in their habitats. The diet of yellow belly slider turtles changes as they age, with juveniles being primarily c... More »

As omnivores, red eared slider turtles eat a diet that consists of some vegetation and some meat. Wild red eared sliders will eat algae and other water-based vegetation, along with catching things like minnows or frogs. More »

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Wild turtles eat shrimp, worms, water plants, frogs and fish, but the specific diet varies depending on the species. Some species of turtles are carnivores and eat only meat, and some eat only vegetation, but the majorit... More »

Painted turtles eat carrion small fish, freshwater crustaceans, aquatic insects, plant leaves and algae. The hatchlings are largely carnivorous and add more plants to their diets as they mature. More »

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Also known as the "sun turtle," the painted turtle's diet consists of aquatic insects and plants, crayfish, mussels, small fish, snails, tadpoles and carrion. The turtle is primarily aquatic and feeds under water. More »

Ducks primarily eat aquatic plants, but they are omnivorous and also eat insects, crustaceans, mollusks, frogs and small fish. Ducks forage for their food and eat whatever is available, although vegetation makes up the c... More »

Softshell turtles are mostly carnivorous and commonly consume insects, molluscs, fish, crustaceans and amphibians, although a few species also eat plants or algae. They catch their food without the benefit of the sharp b... More »

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