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