Mississipi waterturtle

//Mississipi waterturtle

MISSISSIPI WATERTURTLE

Trachemys scripta elegans

Male’s claws are long and curved, whereas female’s claws are short and straight.

WEIGHT : up to 2.5 kg

FOOD : Small carnivores and after that, omnivores.

ECO-GESTURE : Do not abandon waterturles in nature ! Recovery centers exist, such as the Zoo of Les Sables d’Olonne !

MORE INFO :

Family : Emydidae
Egg-laying : 5 to 20 eggs
Incubation : 60 to 80 days
Longevity : 20 to 30 years

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