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Western Pond Turtle

Actinemys marmorata

Description:

The only native freshwater turtle along much of the Pacific coast of North America; characterized by dark flecks and lines radiating from center of shields on carapace.



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California, USA

Lat: 39.70, Long: -123.64

Spotted on Apr 14, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2012

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