rebeccahiorns's picture

Turtle?

Observed: 3rd October 2012 By: rebeccahiorns
River Ise
Description:

Seen on the river bank happily sunning itself. Its head looked quite green. Sorry it was difficult to photograph any closer without falling in the river. ...

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rebeccahiorns's picture

Yellow-bellied slider

Thank you, for the identification and the links. I am amazed they survive the British climate and live even further north than the one I saw.

Masked Marvel's picture

They seem to survive fine,

They seem to survive fine, but it's too cold for them to breed successfully

pirayaguara's picture

Thats good news our

Thats good news our freshwater habitats have enough problems with Crassula, parrot feather, floating pennywort, mink etc without another exotic becoming established