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Fred Hart - 2010-07-28
I saw two turtles with long claws that looked like the Florida box turtle. They were in a man made lake in Amarillo, Texas. Long way from Florida.

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Jonas - 2010-07-21
I found my soft shell turtle in Michigan at Plesent Lake! Is that possible?

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CIERRA - 2009-01-12
I am getting a painted turtle soon and this page helped me a lot! I know much more and am even more excited and informed to get my turtle! Thank You so much for the help and info!

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  • Dr.Brock - 2010-07-09
    That is the same thing I love turtles they are so fascinating creatures.
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maryann trotta - 2010-06-30
I have a red eared slider that we have had for 23yrs. This is the only turtle I have had in that time. Recently when cleaning the tank, I discovered an egg about 1 in long. This is the first time in 23 yrs this has happened-is it normal for her to lay an egg after this long?

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Peers - 2010-06-23
Texas? Bah. We just found a florida box turtle in Moorhead, Minnesota. We're thinking of seeing if the local zoo will take it in... it's definitely not native here.

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Pam - 2010-06-10
Help! My Eastern painted turtle, Pearl, managed to get out of the pond and has not returned. The weather here is in the mid 90's. My yard is enclosed and she could not leave this area. She has been awol for one week. What are the chances that she is alive and will return?

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Mark - 2010-06-05
I have a yellow eared slider that I caught out of a pond 20 years ago and she is still only about halfway through her life span.

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lonel - 2010-06-04
I'm not a nerd I'm just curious.

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lois - 2009-11-04
I wonder why are we all finding them in parking lots. That's also where I found mine about 3 months ago!

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  • julia - 2010-03-19
    that's so weird... I found one in the parking lot of my work today.
  • jf - 2010-06-03
    res turtles may be native to your state.
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vanessa - 2010-05-30
I have a question... Some black stuff came out of my turtles bottom and the other turtle bit it and it began to bleed. The black stuff is still sticking out and stopped bleeding. Can anybody help me? Please. I don't know if its normal and its the first time it happens.

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