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Midland Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta marginata

Description:

Olive to black carapace with red or dark orange markings on the marginal scutes, as well as red & yellow stripes on the head & neck.

Habitat:

Roadside close to a marsh area of a large bog.

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2 Comments

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

intimidating!

suzmonk
suzmonk 8 years ago

Turtles ... they always look like they could use some Chapstick. Great shot, great moment. And you full-length on the ground, I'm guessing?

Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

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

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