Peninsula Cooter Turtle (Pseudemys peninsularis)

awesome turtle

Central Florida Critter of the Day

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Peninsula Cooter Turtle (Pseudemys peninsularis)

aka Pseudemys floridana subspecies peninsularis

Endemic to Florida (

Florida has approved strong conservation measures for freshwater turtles. prohibited is taking species that look similar to the imperiled species, which include common snapping turtles and cooters.



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