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Trachemys scripta scripta
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 .
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.