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A young Northern Red-bellied Cooter found basking on top of floating vegetation on the edge of a pond.
Edge of fresh water pond in aquatic vegetation
There is a very high population of Eastern Painted Turtles, Northern Red-bellied Cooters and Musk Turtles among other species that populate this pond - Sometimes they have to climb on top of each other at the basking spots because of over crowding.
Spotted on Jun 10, 2013
Submitted on Jun 11, 2013
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