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Skin like tan to yellow, striped, black, dark gray shell, let's people get pretty close, but not touching. Squarish shapes on shell, the sides are like connecting to his shell but are like open in the front and back for his arms and legs and head and tail to come out, his head seems to like shrink back into itself when it gos in his shell. Very still besides his breathing under his upper neak. Pretty big, back legs are bigger than the front. Webbed back legs. Good for swimming. The part of inside his shell I can see is yellowish tan. Claws. Not smooth skin. These are nots I made for myself, copyed and pasted

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SG in CR
SG in CR 3 years ago
Yellow-bellied Slider
Trachemys scripta scripta Yellow-bellied Slider (Trachemys scripta scripta)

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Adam Hovey
Adam Hovey 3 years ago

We found a turtle like this the other day, but her colours were faded, so we couldn't tell what she was

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 6 years ago

Also a distinct keel on the carapace.

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 6 years ago

Lacks the red stripes, though. Can they be without red?

mr-reeds-class9 6 years ago

This is a Paint Turtle I believe

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South Carolina, USA

Lat: 32.14, Long: -80.76

Spotted on Jun 9, 2013
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

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