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Old 07-21-2013, 07:30 PM   #1
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Mud/Musk turtle ID


I found this little guy crossing the road, can someone tell me what kind? I know it is a musk or mud turtle...


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Old 07-21-2013, 08:01 PM   #2
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Looks like a stink pot musk turtle. redearslider.com is a great turtle care forum.
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Old 07-21-2013, 08:04 PM   #3
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3-stripe mud turtle (from the 1 stripe I think I can see on the carapace and the yellow markings on the head)? A view of the plastron would help (1 hinge = musk turtle, and 2 hinges= mud turtle).
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:47 AM   #4
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I thought it looked like a 3 stripe too looking at the carapace, but it appears to only have one hinge on the plastron...





Is there anything I can use to get the algae off of the carapace? I tried to rub it off with no luck...
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