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    • Turtles and Tortoises
    • turtles
    • tortoises
  • Scientific Names
    • Testudines
  • Spanish
    • Tortugas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 30, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina

Observer

muir

Date

September 13, 2014 04:59 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 28, 2014 11:18 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 12, 2014 12:01 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

turtles Order Testudines

Observer

sumaiyasayem

Date

September 30, 2014

Description

Turtles have the longest life expectancy. They develop from their ribs and act as shield. They tend to have exceptional night vision. Whenever they get scared they hide their head into the upper shell

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina

Observer

crittergitter

Date

April 3, 2014

Place

Duck Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Very large snapping turtle. 13" width!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

ryan3

Date

August 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

ryan3

Date

July 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

spiny softshell Apalone spinifera

Observer

ryan3

Date

June 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

ryan3

Date

June 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Box turtle Terrapene carolina

Observer

ckliemt

Date

September 30, 2014 10:25 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Female Box appeared to have a protruding growth on lower portion of the neck.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Pond Turtle Actinemys marmorata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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).

No range data available.