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Midland Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta

Description:

Midland Painted Turtle

Habitat:

Found in Sugar Hollow Park. Swamp with a wide assortment of plant and animal life. Small stream, woodlands, and fields nearby.

Notes:

Very common in the park. Largest had a shell approx. 10" to 12" long. As can be seen in the photos they are enjoying the sun.

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3 Comments

ceherzog
ceherzog 2 years ago

That make you a perfect member!

BudShinall
BudShinall 2 years ago

Thanks for the post. No I don't consider myself an expert although I find part of the enjoyment of Project Noah is the research to identify my sightings.

ceherzog
ceherzog 2 years ago

Nice shots, Bud...welcome to Project Noah! Are you a turtle guy?

Bristol, USA

Lat: 36.60, Long: -82.19

Spotted on Apr 15, 2012
Submitted on Apr 18, 2012

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