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Turtle

Trachemys scripta elegans

Habitat:

Native to the southern United States. Fresh water, clear with current. Mostly aquatic, only leaving the water to bask in the sun and lay eggs.

Notes:

Spotting found basking on the sun.


1 species ID suggestions

Yellow Bellied Slider
Trachemys scripta scripta

10 Comments

bandhturtlesite
bandhturtlesite 6 years ago

They are both male, you can tell by their long front claws.

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Fantástico

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 7 years ago

Nice spotting, love the difference in the shell colors. Male and female?

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Lovely picture,

misako
misako 7 years ago

beautiful photos!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice shots!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Moved to the category Reptiles :-)

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 7 years ago

Thank you for the support! I think this was the best spotting of today's trip.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

lovely pictures!!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Very nice!

Sanford, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.75, Long: -81.42

Spotted on Mar 21, 2012
Submitted on Mar 21, 2012

Reference

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