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2010-08-09

Exotic terrapin

Permalink 15:00:59, Categories: Feral Species  

This terrapin is not the local species. The red/orange flash on the side of the face indicates an American origin. Unfortunately pet terrapins are dumped into the steams and ditches when expats leave the island or children loose interest in them. This one is a Red-eared Slider -Trachemys scripta elegans
Brendan



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I borrowed this from the Internet for comparison.More information about Turtles and terapins can be had at http://www.austinsturtlepage.com/

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