Threatening Red-eared slider
This slider turtle is making clear that he doesn't like to be handled. And he is not just threatening, he really reaches out to try to bite. And when he manages to bite, he won't let go for minutes.
These turtles are sold to kids as cute pets...
The red-eared slider is a semiaquatic turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. It is a subspecies of pond slider. It is the most popular pet turtle in the United States and also popular in the rest of the world. It is native only to the southern United States, but has become established in other places because of pet releases and has become an invasive species in many introduced areas, like California, where it outcompetes the native western pond turtle.