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    • Tortues
  • Korean
    • 거북목
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    • Tartarughe e testuggini
  • Belarusian
    • Чарапахі
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    • Черепахи
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    • Turtles and Tortoises
    • turtles
    • tortoises
  • Scientific Names
    • Testudines
    • Chelonii
  • Spanish
    • Tortugas
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 龜鱉目

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Recent observations

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What

Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

September 24, 2016 08:30 AM HST

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

johnyochum

Date

September 30, 2013 02:23 PM CDT

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

richbreisch

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

Female turtle laid eggs in high-traffic area near children's play area. When we returned about an hour later, the turtle was gone and the nest hole had been covered up. We suspect that staff at the Riparian Preserve had removed the turtle and eggs.

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Mud Turtles Genus Kinosternon

Observer

richbreisch

Date

September 23, 2016 10:10 AM MST

Description

At this location, there were several large turtles resting on a log in water.

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Mud Turtles Genus Kinosternon

Observer

richbreisch

Date

September 23, 2016 09:50 AM MST

Description

Photo taken from about 35 meters distance,

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What

Turtles and Tortoises Order Testudines

Observer

alby1

Date

September 26, 2016 11:24 AM AEST

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What

Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina

Observer

thinbutfun

Date

August 13, 2013 07:26 AM CDT

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Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina

Observer

thinbutfun

Date

May 28, 2015 07:16 PM CDT

Description

snapping turtle

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What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

rcurtis

Date

September 23, 2016 06:51 PM EDT

Place

Ohio, US (Google, OSM)

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Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Date

April 4, 2015 11:28 AM EDT

Description

Kolomoki State Park, GA

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Eastern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta ssp. picta

Observer

barrettrp

Date

September 20, 2016 11:30 AM EDT

Description

Observed four small individuals out walking on a warm day.

Why are they out of the water now??

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Snapping Turtles Family Chelydridae

Observer

rosanne

Date

September 12, 2016 11:17 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Turtles are reptiles of the order Chelonii or Testudines characterised by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield.Turtle may refer to the chelonian order as a whole (American English) or to fresh-water and sea-dwelling chelonians (British English).

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