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Red-eared Slider

Trachemys scripta elegans

Description:

The red-eared slider is a semi-aquatic turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. It is a subspecies of pond slider. It is the most popular pet turtle in the United States and also popular in the rest of the world. It is native only to the southern United States, but because of pet releases has become established in other areas.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Yasser
Yasser 10 years ago
Red-eared Slider
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared slider


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3 Comments

lika.hoppus
lika.hoppus 10 years ago

thanks!

furbjr
furbjr 10 years ago

I concur. Looks just like my pet.

Yasser
Yasser 10 years ago

They look like red-eared sliders, one of the most popular species of pet turtle.

lika.hoppus
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lika.hoppus

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 20, 2011
Submitted on Feb 20, 2011

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