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Mud Turtle

Kinosternum subrubrum


Small semi aquatic turtle with a hinged plastron. Occupies mainly freshwater ponds, lakes, rivers and streams.


Freshwater ponds, lakes, streams.


This individual wandered into my yard after a torrential rain, one of about a week of daily heavy thunderstorms. We live about 150 yards uphill from a pond and most herpes we see are terrestrial However, this week I am also finding bullfrogs in the yard.

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South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 18, 2012
Submitted on Jul 18, 2012

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