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Trachemys scripta scripta
found in a wide variety of habitats, including slow-moving rivers, floodplain swamps, marshes, seasonal wetlands, and permanent ponds. Native to SE U.S.
This is one of two babies found at a relatives fish pond. They were very recently hatched, as you can see in the first photo, the "bellybutton" where the egg yolk was attached is still visible.