Michigan has an abundance of wildlife. From deer, bears and moose to frogs, snakes and spiders.
Turtles also call Michigan home -- quite a few enjoy the muddy ponds and lakes the state offers.
The turtle population in Michigan has declined in recent years due to habitat destruction and pollution.
Check out some of the most common turtles found in Michigan. (Source: Michigan DNR)
Copyright 2016 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.