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The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), also known as the red-eared terrapin, red-eared slider turtle, red-eared turtle, slider turtle, and water slider turtle, is a semiaquatic turtle belonging to the family Emydidae. It is a subspecies of the pond slider. It is the most popular pet turtle in the United States and is also popular as a pet across the rest of the world, and is the most invasive turtle.

Similar species: Turtles And Tortoises
Species identified by Scott Staley
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By Scott Staley

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Uploaded Oct 29, 2012. Captured Mar 9, 2011 11:44.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/5.0
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO400
  • 135mm