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Red-eared Slider

Trachemys scripta elegans

Description:

The red-eared is a semiaquatic turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. It is a subspecies of pond slider.Red-eared sliders get their name from the distinctive red patch of skin around their ears. The "slider" part of their name comes from their ability to slide off rocks and logs and into the water quickly.

Habitat:

spotted inside a school campus ( urban area)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Pond slider
Trachemys scripta


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4 Comments

ira080808
ira080808 8 years ago

wow, thank you very much Noel :)

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 8 years ago

Thanks ira080808. Just joined the mission.

ira080808
ira080808 8 years ago

amazing! great shot Noel! if you could also join our mission :)
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/3039...

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 9 years ago

Thanks TelmaG Laurentino!

Noel Buensuceso
Spotted by
Noel Buensuceso

Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 3, 2012
Submitted on Sep 3, 2012

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