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Painted turtle

Chrysemys picta

Description:

After many winter weeks with cold and/or overcast, snowy or rainy weather, this turtle took advantage of a sunny day to finally get in some basking! This species, which existed 15 million years ago, is the most widespread turtle in North America.

Habitat:

Mason Farm Biological Reserve

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2015
Submitted on Mar 21, 2015

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