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Pond Turtles

OPB | Feb. 15, 2007 12:30 p.m. | Updated: Sept. 3, 2013 11:34 a.m.

Populations of Western Pond Turtles have been in decline for years as their habitat was converted to farms and development and they were devoured by non-native bullfrogs. A captive breeding program at the Oregon Zoo called head starting is making a last-ditch effort to save the species in Washington.

First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Ed Jahn


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