You may notice that Woody is missing part of his front leg which prevents him from digging and living in the wild. Wood turtles can be found mostly in forests, fields, bogs and marshy meadows. His favorite meal is salad and insects. 

General Facts

  • Lifespan: 40 years in wild, 60 in captivity
  • Endangered
  • Omnivores 
  • Will stomp on ground to cause worms to come to the surface
  • Do not reproduce until 20 yrs old
  • Semi terrestrial
  • Found in Northeastern US and Canada