Red-eared Pond Slider

Red-eared Pond Slider
Red-eared Pond Slider similar to what may be found at the Presidio.

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Natural History: Red-eared Pond Slider is an introduced species at the Presidio.

General Distribution: In the Presidio, this species is found at Mountain Lake.

Frequency: This species is common at Mountain Lake.

Identifying Characteristics: This animal has an olive colored, dusky shell. It has a red to yellow colored stripe behind its eyes.

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