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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 3 years ago

Thank you for the clarification!

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years 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

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

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