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    • cooters
    • cooter turtles
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    • Pseudemys
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    • Falsas jicoteas

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Recent observations

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What

Texas river cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

davidelchoma

Date

July 29, 2014 11:35 AM CDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Three individuals observed basking on floating tire from lady bird lake hike and bike boardwalk.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas river cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

davidelchoma

Date

July 29, 2014 11:30 AM CDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Observed from lady bird lake hike and bike boardwalk.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

davidelchoma

Date

July 29, 2014 11:00 AM CDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Multiple individuals observed basking on log from lady bird lake hike and bike boardwalk

Photos / Sounds

What

eastern river cooter Pseudemys concinna

Observer

wildaroundus

Date

July 15, 2014

Description

must have been trying to nest as it was about 60 feet from the water; then dashed into the canal into the Dyke Marsh.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

July 20, 2014

Description

below dam

rounded shell, yellow on face (visible in binoculars)

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

July 20, 2014

Description

just below the dam

The large turtle had bold yellow marking on the face and a rounded shell (all visible in binoculars)

The small turtle might have been a Map Turtle, but couldn't tell for certain

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern River Cooter Pseudemys concinna

Observer

connor22

Date

July 15, 2014 08:35 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

cooters Genus Pseudemys

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 16, 2014

Description

perhaps River Cooter or Florida River Cooter?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Red-bellied Cooter Pseudemys rubriventris

Observer

wec_i2i

Date

June 28, 2014 11:41 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Trap in cove

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

kucycads

Date

July 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Cooter Pseudemys texana

Observer

coop

Date

July 9, 2014 01:48 PM CDT

Description

Several individuals, mostly juveniles, basking in the sun on the river

Photos / Sounds

What

Rio Grande Cooter Pseudemys gorzugi

Date

July 1, 2014 12:10 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Crossing trail

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Description from Wikipedia

Pseudemys is a genus of large, herbivorous, freshwater turtles of the eastern United States. They are often referred to as cooters, which stems from kuta, the word for turtle in the Bambara and Malinké languages, brought to America by African slaves.

No range data available.