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Nicaraguan Slider

Trachemys emolli


The lakes and watery areas of Nicaragua and Costa Rica


This is my Nicaraguan Slider Juan. I have this turtle since he was a little bigger than a quarter. After a year he is as big as my adult Midland Painted. These turtles can get large, up to 15". They grow extremely fast in their first two years.

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Greenville, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Mar 30, 2012
Submitted on Apr 2, 2012


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