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Red-eared slider

Trachemys scripta elegans

Habitat:

I saw a few turtles. One was on the trail trying to lay her eggs in the gravel. https://www.flickr.com/photos/tysonandst...

Notes:

They typically live between 20 and 30 years, although some individuals have lived for more than 40 years. The red-eared slider is included in the list of the world's 100 most invasive species but is native here.

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StacyH
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StacyH

Spotted on May 11, 2015
Submitted on Nov 9, 2015

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