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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

Hello Aaron,
I would just like to bring it to your attention that painting a turtle greatly endangers the life of a turtle by exposing it to predators with the painted-on unnatural colors. Was this turtle a pet, or did it live in the wild? If this was wild, could you please not do this in the future, as it jeopardizes its life. Thanks so much.

ZachT 10 years ago

Indeed, a midland painted turtle. Shame someone painted it, they are naturally beautiful. Plus it is really harmful to them.

Jellis 10 years ago

Not sure but I believe that to be a
Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta marginata

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Paddock Lake, Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2012
Submitted on Jun 28, 2012

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