Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Painted Turtle

Description:

Shell smooth, shiny, and dark on top, with red markings below

Habitat:

Ponds, but this one on land

Notes:

Maybe it was a mother turtle looking for a place to lay her eggs?


No species ID suggestions

1 Comment

ShaneMcGann
ShaneMcGann 6 years ago

I got thiissss

Oak Park, Illinois

Lat: 41.87, Long: -87.77

Spotted on Apr 5, 2010
Submitted on Apr 5, 2010

Related spottings

Painted turtle Painted Turtle Eastern Painted Turtle Painted turtle

Nearby spottings

Golden Rod Gall Vole tunnels (made under a snow drift) Herring Gulls Jacob's Ladder