Pet turtles require a balanced diet that includes commercial turtle pellets, leafy green vegetables, mealworms, crickets, waxworms and fruit. Mixing and matching a variety of foods each day is ideal for a turtle's diet. More »

Wild turtles can be fed plants, fruits, insects or fish. Depending on what food sources were available to them in their wild habitats, some turtles may not be adapted to eating all of these foods. More »

Eastern box turtles have a wide and varied diet, consisting of insects, plants and fungi. This varied diet and tough digestive constitution allows box turtles to survive even when their favorite food sources are not avai... More »

Brown lizards, or anoles, are insectivores that eat crickets, mealworms, moths, cockroaches, grasshoppers, waxworms and other arthropods. In the wild, brown lizards may eat other lizards, lizard eggs, aquatic arthropods ... More »

Most turtle species are omnivores, and many species have diets that consists of both meat and vegetables. Aquatic turtles typically have a higher percentage of meat in their diet, consisting of between 65 percent to 90 p... More »

In the wild, painted turtles survive on a diet of algae, plants, aquatic insects, crustaceans and fish. Instead of adopting a sit-and-wait approach, the turtles forage along the bottom of the water body, flushing prey ou... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles

Freshwater turtles are omnivores that will eat fish, crustaceans, worms, leafy greens and fruit. Most freshwater turtles kept in captivity will also eat commercially prepared turtle food, although a varied diet of protei... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles