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Eastern Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum

Description:

A small semi-aquatic, generally freshwater, turtle that lives in the southeastern parts of the United States. They spend a significant portion of time out of the water basking in the sun and foraging for food. They prefer warm, sandy or muddy areas such as wetlands and bayous.

Habitat:

The protected wetlands of North Point State Park, Edgemere, MD.

Notes:

I spotted this turtle crossing the road.

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alfrediguana
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alfrediguana

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2013
Submitted on Jul 8, 2013

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