Happy Wildlife Wednesday 4. Can anyone guess what kind of turtle this is? Its the Painted Turtle.
The painted turtle has is a unique water turtle found in this area of North Carolina. The painted turtle has straight rows across its back. in other turtles, the scutes are arranged in an a different ways. Which is very cool to see for different spices of turtles in this region.
The Painted Turtle has a variety of color variations on it. The painted turtle, has yellow spots on its head. Red and black margins on of shell. And most of the time you can see the Painted Turtle basking in the daytime.