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Old 02-05-2005, 01:25 PM   #1
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Identify my turtle

I have had wattie for 16 tears and embarassing as it is I don't know what kind she is. She eats well and is semi-aquatic, she likes to spend all of the day in the water, and really only comes out at night. I would love for someone to identify her. Thanks all.
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Old 02-05-2005, 01:27 PM   #2
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well I can tell you it's not a red earred slider or a snapping turtle. Those are the only two turtles that I know. Box turtle?
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Aren't box turtles land turtles, she loves the water?
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maybe some kind of wood turtle north american perhaps
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I am fairly embarassed that I have never identified her, but as she grows in age I want to make sure I'm feeding her well, and it seems like different varieties have very specific varied diets. She eats lots of veggies, and aquatic turtle pellets, quite varied.
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Old 02-05-2005, 01:53 PM   #6
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A very nice turtle! 16 years old too - wow. Sorry I can't help you, but you may try PMing Toirtis.

BTW, do you know what kind the other turtle in the first pic is? I've never seen one with skin that color.
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The other one on the left is a wood carving, lol. Wattie like to taunt it though so I like to put her in front of it. Sorry.
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A wood carving, lol! The head sure looks real!
Just goes to show how much I know about turtles.
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I looks kind of like a mudslider, but I'm not sure.
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I have an pretty good idea, but want to be certain....can you post a couple of photos of her plastron, please? And one photo from directly over head would also be useful.
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Thanks toirtis, heres some more pics, let me know if you need more.
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