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Trachemys scripta elegans

Description:

Naturalized in Virginia, this water turtle that can be found in many areas of fresh water in this region. This one was helped across the road by me after I assessed for possible injuries (fortunately none seen).

Habitat:

Roadside with nearby temperate woodland and water. Semi-suburban.

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ForestDragon
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Midlothian, Virginia, United States

Spotted on Oct 4, 2016
Submitted on Feb 6, 2021

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