these two were resting outside the water near each other while the temperature went down a little today from the strong north wind
lots seen basking in mid afternoon.
Sunset hike at USACE Overlook at Joe Pool Lake This turtle was sunning itself on a piece of driftwood
Ref: 3258758, Details: 1x juvenile (vu)
Large female and possible male
ID ornitho.it: 5107038, Dettagli: 1x adulto (osservato)
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...