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Red-eared Slider Terrapin

Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Description:

A native of USA... it is now the most popular pet terrapin in the world... therefore has become the most commonly traded terrapin in the world... and is also included in the list of the worlds 100 most invasive species due to indiscriminate and irresponsible releases by pet owners.!

Notes:

Testudines; Emydidae; Deirochelyinae

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Richard Ong
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Richard Ong

George Town, PNG, Malaysia

Spotted on Apr 8, 2019
Submitted on Jul 19, 2019

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