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Eastern Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum


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.


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


I spotted this turtle crossing the road.

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Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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

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