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Texas River Cooter

Trachemys scripta elegans

Description:

This guy was trying to catch some minnows in the Guadalupe River outside my grandparents house, I think.

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5 Comments

rahrahxy
rahrahxy 9 years ago

I can't blame em, I'm kind of partial to it myself!

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

No problem. These guys love the Guadalupe River

rahrahxy
rahrahxy 9 years ago

Really cool! Thanks for clearing that up for me! I assumed he was after the minnows, considering he was right next to a bunch of them. Guess not! :)

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

They eat plants, mostly

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

This is a Texas River Cooter, Pseudemys texana

rahrahxy
Spotted by
rahrahxy

Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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