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 »

Mud turtles are an omnivorous species and eat such things as snails, aquatic invertebrates, carrion, tadpoles and vegetation in their habitat, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Since they spend much of t... More »

Snapping turtles are omnivores, which means that they eat both plants and animals. They commonly feed on insects, fish, small birds, eggs, leaves and larvae. They have also been known to eat carrion, which is dead meat l... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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