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Trachemys scripta (Common Slider)

This is an introduced species (Pet store escape). This turtle should be found in Eastern north America, but it seems to do alright here. We have a local painted turtle (with a red ring around the shell).

Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Friday, April 10th, 2009 at 12:58 PM
Exposure: 1/320 sec at f4.0
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 20% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 662mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Trachemys scripta (Common Slider)
Tag: turtle, Richmond Nature Park
Larger image: 1938 x 1292
Raw image: 1938 x 1292

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