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Common Cooter

pseudemys floridana

Description:

A common freshwater turtle that has a dark olive-brown shell. The head and feet are dark brown with bright yellow stripes. The bottom shell is yellow and unmarked.

Habitat:

Lakes, steams, springs, slow-moving rivers and well-vegetated waterways.

Notes:

Cooters are mainly herbivorous and feed on aquatic plants.

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Karen Hileman
Spotted by
Karen Hileman

Ocala, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 11, 2012
Submitted on Aug 19, 2012

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