first slider to be seen in this part of the creek, guess the temperature going up to 76 got him moving
although the wind was cool today, it was around 64 F and the sliders came out in their protected spot to soak in a little sun again.
While on a landowner consultation, I witnessed more than 27 Red-eared Slider's along the banks and in the 1.2 acre pond in the Jersey Village subdivision.
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...