© Copyright Kelly McMorrow-Hernandez 2011

Trachemys scripta elegans, Red-eared slider, juvenile

This turtle was seeking shelter from rain. It appears to be male. Its shell was about 1" - 1.5" wide/long, and the shell's carapace (top) had an almost sticky texture.


title Trachemys scripta elegans, Red-eared slider, juvenile
country United States
state/province Florida
county Hillsborough
city/place Tampa
site/street/trail Forest Hills
latitude near 28.07
longitude near -82.46
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• near 28.07_near -82.46
date yyyymmdd hr:mn 2011:09:25 12:48 (later adjusted to approximate time after being found to have been slow)
method/camera Nikon CoolPix L18
same specimen as id I_KEL1, I_KEL3, I_KEL9, I_KEL10, I_KEL11, I_KEL12
notes Within about a week or so, I found (but did not photograph) the same species, possibly the same specimen, near where this one had been.

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