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Pond Slider

Trachemys scripta

Description:

Is a common, medium-sized semi-aquatic turtle. Baby and juvenile pond sliders have a green shell carapace and yellow green skin with dark green striped markings. Markings and colors fade in adults to a muted olive green to brown carapace. Some individuals become almost black with few visible markings

Habitat:

The pond sliders are native to the US and Mexico

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AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago
Pond Slider
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LilianaCampozano
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LilianaCampozano

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2014
Submitted on Mar 21, 2015

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