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Map Turtle

Graptemys sp.

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Heather R
Heather R 7 years ago

Thank you! I think you're right; I will change it.

AshleyT 7 years ago

Hi there, this is not a gopher tortoise. Gopher tortoises are shaped quite differently, don't have a keel down the middle, and don't have pointed scutes at the back of the carapace. This is one of the map turtles, Graptemys sp.

Heather R
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Heather R

Florida, USA

Spotted on May 23, 2016
Submitted on May 23, 2016

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