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Common musk turtle or stinkpot

Sternotherus odoratus


Four turtle shells found along with five suspected red ear slider shells, possibly killed by raccoons or by drought and dry hot weather.

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Illinois, USA

Lat: 37.50, Long: -88.67

Spotted on Oct 24, 2012
Submitted on Oct 24, 2012

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