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Painted Turtle

Chrysemys Picta


A turtle that is well known for having many different colors striped upon its shell. It can be kept as a house pet, can be very interactive and show no threat to humans. As soon as early winter arrives, they will hibernate until early spring. If kept as a pet, hibernation can be avoided.


Found mainly in North America. Habitats can vary, but mainly found near wet areas such as swamps, beaches, etc.

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KeithRoragen 8 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, Christian.

Christian L.
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Christian L.

Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Feb 14, 2013
Submitted on Mar 5, 2013

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