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Red-cheeked Mud Turtle x Common Musk Turtle

Kinosternon scorpioides cruentatum x Sternotherus odoratus

Description:

Showing mostly the musk turtles color pattern, but having more of a mud turtle shell.

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3 Comments

hjorzcf
hjorzcf a year ago

update

JoshMrozowski
JoshMrozowski 9 years ago

This was actually an accidental pet. My captive female red-cheeked mud turtle breed with one of my musk turtles and sure enough the egg hatched. Cutest little guy and I'm hoping to get more.

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 9 years ago

Hi Josh. Please reload your first photo, as it is not showing. Interesting turtle... is this a pet or a local find? Red-cheeked mud turtles are found in Mexico, South America, and Central America. I think the only Kinosternid turtle in Conn. is the Common Musk Turtle.

JoshMrozowski
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JoshMrozowski

Middletown, Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 9, 2012
Submitted on Jun 9, 2012

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