North Louisiana Wildlife

Follow Us through the Forests and Wetlands

At A Glance

The locations in the badges are the biomes where we’ve met them (and where we think you’ll be most likely to come across them). That doesn’t mean they don’t hang out in other places. 


Species of Turtles

By The Numbers

Learn more about turtles in North Louisiana.


Invasive Species


Eastern box turtle foraging on the ground

Eastern Box Turtles

You'll find these land turtles in wooded areas near streams, especially where there's undergrowth, and maybe in your yard.

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Red-eared slider swimming
Lakes & Swamps

Red-Eared Sliders

You'll find these turtles swimming in or sunning near pretty much any body of water you visit, including sloughs and ditches.

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Visit Our Wildlife

Explore North Louisiana's Outdoors.

Learn about national wildlife refuges, Kisatchie National Forest ranger districts, state wildlife management areas, and state parks found throughout North Louisiana.

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