Meet Fern, our wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta). Fern came to us when her previous owners could no longer take care of her. We believe that she is around 40 years old! Wood turtles are found across much of the Northeastern United States, including parts of Canada. They are typically found near moving water and prefer streams or rivers with sand or gravel bottoms. Here at The Woods, Fern eats a mixture of greens, mealworms, crickets, berries, and turtle food to make sure she gets all the nutrients she needs. In the wild, wood turtles will eat most anything they come across, but typically stick to leaves, fruits, and flowers.They’ll also hunt for slugs, worms, and insects. If you are lucky you may get to see one of Fern’s graceful dives into her tank.