1. A Commercial Wildlife Park License is required for commercial use of wildlife including: buying, selling, propagating, brokering or trading of lawfully acquired captive wildlife or exhibiting wildlife for educational or promotional purposes.
1. Up to 4 each Painted and Box Turtles may be taken annually with a maximum possession of 12. All other native species are protected.
These turtles may not be released back into the wild if they have been in contact with other reptiles and in no case, more than 10 miles
from where they were collected.
2. Snapping Turtles may be taken April 1 through October 31 in unlimited numbers with a current Fishing or Small Game license.
1. Up to 12 combined Painted and Box Turtles and their progeny may be held in captivity for noncommercial purposes. They may not be sold,
2. Possession of Snapping Turtles, alive or dead, is unlimited.
3. All non-native tropical and sub-tropical species in the families: Carettochelyidae (New Guinea softshell turtles), Dermatemydidae (Central
American river turtles), Kinosternidae (mud and musk turtles), Testudinidae (tortoises), Trionychidae (soft-shelled turtles), and Red Ear
Sliders are unregulated meaning they may be imported, sold, bartered, traded, transferred, possessed, propagated, and transported
4. An importation permit is required for all other species.
TAKING FROM THE WILD
SUMMARY OF COLORADO TURTLE LAWS
Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina serpentina
Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ornata
Western Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta bellii
Western Spiny Softshell Apalone spinifera hartwegi
Yellow Mud Turtle Kinosternon flavescens flavescens
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