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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

Photos / Sounds

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What

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

Observer

merson

Date

October 24, 2014 01:23 PM CDT

Description

On left

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

krancmm

Date

October 22, 2014 10:44 AM CDT

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

naturenut

Date

October 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

turtle in rear

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

tnewman

Date

October 17, 2014

Place

VFW Lake Lufkin TX (Google, OSM)

Description

3 red-eared sliders seen at VFW Lake, Lufkin TX.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

muir

Date

October 19, 2014 06:26 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

annikaml

Date

October 18, 2014 12:35 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

mrbufo

Date

September 18, 2014 09:51 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

October 11, 2014 10:54 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

P1350580

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

taogirl

Date

October 16, 2014

Description

found this group on a small pond which is north of the commonly used trails in the park by the creek where people often fish and hook turtles; hopefully they will be safer there

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

August 9, 2006
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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.