Female painted turtle, chewed by dog. Severe carapace fracture.
Many midland painted turtles basking on logs in the pond.
Midland painted turtle crossing a road in the farmland near Stelvideo, Ohio. There was a small cattle creek running through a nearby pasture, but the turtle was crossing from one field to another, not close to the water.
large old female
A hissing midland painted turtle. It had yellow underside of it's shell, and a gray-ish brown top. It was alive, and scared of hummans.
For my pictures, I took them with my phone, and I don't know how to upload them to my computer, so I just took pictures of my phone
The painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) is the only species of Chrysemys, a genus of Emydidae: the pond turtle family. It lives in slow-moving fresh waters, from southern Canada to Louisiana and northern Mexico, and from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. Fossils show that the painted turtle existed 15Â million years ago, but four regionally based subspecies (the eastern, midland, southern, and western) evolved during the last ice age. The adult female is 10â€“25 cm (4â€“10 in)...