Classification
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All Names

  • Italian
    • Testuggine palustre dalle orecchie rosse
  • French
    • tortue à oreille rouges
  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-de-orelhas-vermelhas
  • 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

krancmm

Date

April 20, 2015 12:46 PM CDT

Description

Going back to the lake after laying eggs

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

andrewdavies9000

Date

April 20, 2015

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

seakay

Date

June 20, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

tx224

Date

April 13, 2015 06:01 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

akruger90

Date

April 19, 2015 02:17 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

sterling

Date

April 17, 2015 03:56 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

jmcalpin

Date

April 18, 2015 04:41 PM CDT

Description

Found in pool. Carried her (her because of the claw length?) back to the water's edge.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

richardwasson

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Making ID on the red patch in his head.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

kucycads

Date

April 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

toby

Date

April 15, 2015 07:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

bmcgreg1

Date

April 17, 2015 11:20 AM CDT

Description

Adult male red-eared slider with deformed shell from past injury

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

woodcountyparks

Date

April 17, 2015 11:22 AM EDT

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.