Bahaman Turtles

Our Partnership with the Bahamas

In cooperation with the Bahama National Trust and the Bahama Department of Agriculture we are working on setting in place several educational programs and long term conservation efforts for the country's two endemic freshwater turtles. The efforts include on site conservation, off site captive breeding programs, and legislative actions.



Red-eared Slider, introduced from US pet trade to Bahamas

Cat Island Turtle


Problematic origin of Cat Island Turtle


Inagua Slider


Bibliography of West Indian Sliders


Fossil Tortoises from the Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI



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