Monday, May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017

Location: Key West, Indigenous Park

I am a Red-eared Slider,
I have bright red marks on the sides of my face.
I am not native in the United States,
I was introduced in the '30s by the pet trade.

Sources: USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species - Red-eared Slider

Photo and text © 2017 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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