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Red-eared slider closeup  Red-eared slider,Trachemys scripta elegans Click/tap to enlarge

Red-eared slider closeup

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  1. hi Aytekin, welcome to JungleDragon and thanks for your first photo! Wherever possible, please do try to identify the animal if you know the name of it. Posted 7 years ago
  2. Wonderful !! Posted 7 years ago

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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.

Similar species: Turtles And Tortoises
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jul 8, 2012. Captured Jul 5, 2012 18:13.
  • NIKON D300S
  • f/13.0
  • 10/300s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm