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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

zooga1961

Date

December 14, 2014

Place

I-45 South (Google, OSM)

Description

IH 45 Southbound TXDOT Safety Stop, 4pm Red Eared Sliders observed in the large pond behind the rest area. (one of my favorite stops enroute to Houston from Dallas)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

dpom

Date

December 18, 2014 04:06 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 17, 2014 10:54 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider (Subspecies Trachemys scripta elegans) Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

tnewman

Date

December 16, 2014

Place

Jones Park (Google, OSM)

Description

At least 6 red-eared sliders seen basking on logs/stumps at lake in Jones Park about 1030, despite cool, breezy day (est 50+ degree F, 5 mph wind).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 04:09 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 03:06 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 03:01 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

P1400797

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

taogirl

Date

December 12, 2014

Description

enough warm days in a row for this little turtle to come out and sun

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

dpom

Date

December 9, 2014 01:49 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

asemerdj

Date

December 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

zvakanaka

Date

December 6, 2014 11:12 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

dfwuw

Date

November 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.