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Unnamed spotting


Turtle or tortoise?


Found on bike path next to San Diego river near riparian veg

2 Species ID Suggestions

dferris 6 years ago
Western Painted Turtle
Chrysemys picta bellii Identifying California Turtles
AshleyT 5 years ago
Red-eared Slider
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared Slider - Trachemys scripta elegans

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1 Comment

AshleyT 5 years ago

Not too sure why so many people agreed with the painted turtle ID. Their shell is much flatter, and the bottom shell and edge of the top shell are red. This turtle does not have red on the shell.

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San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 7, 2014
Submitted on Jun 7, 2014

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