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Red-eared Slider

Trachemys scripta scripta

Description:

Turtle approximately a foot long. Likely female. Yellow shell interior and patterns along hind legs. Yellow patterns also visible along the head and red ear .

Habitat:

Turtle sitting on log resting in slow-moving bayou. Shallow waters approximately 2-3 feet deep. Very thick algae covering much of the surface of the water. Water resting behind Cinco Ranch suburban neighborhood.


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2 Comments

Josh Anadu
Josh Anadu a year ago

Thank you for the clarification!

AshleyT
AshleyT a year ago

This is a red-eared slider, you can very clearly see the red 'ear'. Also, please adjust the location on your map, thanks

Josh Anadu
Spotted by
Josh Anadu

Katy, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.79, Long: -95.83

Spotted on Jun 18, 2017
Submitted on Jun 29, 2017

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