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  • Dutch
    • roodwangschildpad
  • English
    • Red-eared Slider
    • Red-eared Turtle
  • Scientific Names
    • Trachemys scripta elegans
    • Chrysemys scripta elegans
    • Emys elegans
    • Emys holbrooki
    • Emys sanguinolenta
    • Pseudemys scripta elegans
    • Trachemys elegans
    • Trachemys lineata
  • German
    • Rotwangenschmuckschildkröte
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga pinta

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Recent observations

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

rdm24

Date

October 22, 2006

Description

The population of sliders at the El Dorado Nature Center is massive.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

timbir5

Date

August 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

August 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

naturenut

Date

August 22, 2014

Description

red-eared sliders and along with the spiny soft shell turtle are waiting for a handout

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

zooga1961

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

sunrise hike to cattail pond

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

zooga1961

Date

August 10, 2014

Description

Sunrise Hike to Cattail Pond

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

tonyrod

Date

August 20, 2014 02:43 PM CDT

Description

It's a nasty hot day and these guys were looking for a handout at the pond. The slider is obvious, I think. The other is a common snapping turtle, I think.

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

mdwarriner

Date

August 20, 2014 12:34 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

August 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

john8

Date

August 13, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

Description

With Painted Turtles at Rio Grande Nature Center

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 12, 2014 12:49 PM CEST
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.