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painted turtle

Chrysemys picta

Description:

This large, colorful turtle was snatched out of the road in the nick of time and released in a small pond nearby.

Habitat:

Small pond in open field with lots of frogs, cattails and lily pads.

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4 Comments

Meagan Whittier
Meagan Whittier 7 years ago

My brother saw that at his camp. I always wondered what they looked like but know I know.

chebeague10
chebeague10 8 years ago

So bright! I love it!

julia11cc
julia11cc 9 years ago

He's so cool!!!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Great close up

David
Spotted by
David

Maine, USA

Spotted on Sep 26, 2011
Submitted on Sep 28, 2011

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