The most well-known turtles for keeping as pets are painted turtles. They have a lovely shell that is frequently vividly colored, small, and simple to care for. They can be tracked down in still lakes and flowing streams.
Large reptiles called alligators inhabit the swamps and waterways of the Southeast United States, these carnivores eat fish, birds, and mammals. They relax in the lake or soak up the sun during the day and wake up at night.