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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

sambiology

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Angry turtle about to be roadkill -- helped this one across to the stream.

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Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 5, 2014 10:39 AM CDT

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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hawnzd

Date

October 29, 2014

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Square

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

swanson

Date

October 20, 2014 03:59 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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naturenut

Date

October 27, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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kucycads

Date

October 26, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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kucycads

Date

October 26, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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kucycads

Date

October 26, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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kucycads

Date

October 26, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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kucycads

Date

October 26, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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kucycads

Date

October 26, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 26, 2014
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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.