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Eastern Mud Turtle

Description:

Small oval shaped shell. Very shy turtle, couldn't coax him out for look at head or tail.

Notes:

Hanging out on tee box of golf course.



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4 Comments

Nice Pic!

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 2 years ago

really cool :-)

QuigCrew
QuigCrew 2 years ago

looks like a match - thanks again!

auntnance123
auntnance123 2 years ago

I'm guessing mud turtle because it appears to be closing itself in its shell.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mud_turtle

Kissimmee, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.50, Long: -81.53

Spotted on Nov 7, 2011
Submitted on Nov 8, 2011

Reference

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