In probably the most substantial pool in that immediate area (~knee-thigh deep, maybe 3x2m). Based on the turtle's size (adult), it could be the same one that we saw in a pool next to Tropical Terrace (aka Robert's Ranch) just less than 1km upstream in Jan 2014.
"Red ear" visible with binoculars in the field. 7:33 AM.
Two-for-one special on sliders today!
AOR old adult male
July 19 Sunrise hike to Cattail Pond
One of several introduced individuals in a "water feature" pond in suburban Las Vegas, Clark Co., Nevada.
The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), also known as red-eared terrapin, 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 in the rest of the world, as, among other factors, it is easy to maintain. It has, therefore, become the most commonly traded turtle in the world. It is native...