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  • French
    • Tortue de Floride
  • Korean
    • 청거북
  • Italian
    • Testuggine palustre dalle guance rosse
    • Testuggine palustre dalle orecchie rosse
  • 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
    • Rotwangen-Schmuckschildkröte
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga pinta
  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-de-orelhas-vermelhas

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Recent observations

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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ldouglas14

Date

December 3, 2016 03:08 PM PST

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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mikef451

Date

December 3, 2016

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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wolfykitt

Date

December 2, 2016 02:11 PM PST

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

johnkarges

Date

October 2, 2016 02:22 PM CDT

Description

N29.346267 W-98.466125
JPK-2980

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

johnkarges

Date

October 2, 2016 01:53 PM CDT

Description

N29.34599 W-98.46459
JPK-2976

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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johnkarges

Date

October 2, 2016 01:43 PM CDT

Description

N29.34579 W-98.46258
JPK-2973

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

johnkarges

Date

October 2, 2016 12:51 PM CDT

Description

N29.346108 W-98.463778
JPK-2972

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

tnewman

Date

December 1, 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Quite a few out basking on logs after a cold night.

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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srall

Date

December 1, 2016 01:40 PM EST

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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peggyo

Date

March 9, 2016 11:20 AM EST

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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utopia4sharing

Date

December 1, 2016 11:00 AM HST

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

gpstewart

Date

November 29, 2016 10:54 AM CST

Description

Berry Springs Park, Georgetown, Williamson Co. TX

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Description from Wikipedia

The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), also known as the 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. It has, therefore, become the most commonly-traded turtle in the world. It is native to the southern United States and northern Mexico, but...

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Of least concern (LC) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Subspecies not listed, see Trachemys scripta. The species is assessed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, and large population.
No range data available.
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