The Mississippi Map Turtles (Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii) with their black tipped knobs on the spine of its carapace, and the road map design on the plastron. The Mississippi map turtle is ranked as one of the best turtles for natural looking ponds. We have for sale the most adorable Mississippi map turtles for ponds anywhere. We are told by customers who have bought and put our map turtles into their ponds, that they are super friendly and love to bask in the sun frequently. These are extremely hardy, active, non-aggressive, strong turtles, making them a perfect beginner pond turtle. Mississippi map turtles originate from lakes, rivers and streams along the Mississippi river, in states as far north as Indiana and Illinois, south through Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana to the Gulf of Mexico and west to Texas. They are omnivorous and love feeding on turtle pellets, any type of green leafy vegetation, insect larva, worms and freeze dried krill. However with that said you must remember to feed all your turtles a variety of different foods. Never feed just one type of food on a regular basis.