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RE: anyone know this species?

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Posted by: apeltes at Mon Apr 4 09:29:05 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by apeltes ]  
   

That's a red-eared slider. You're having trouble finding it in a guide because the males tend to lose their markings and they get very dark (melanistic) with age. Most guides don't show this dark phase. The one in your photo is a good example.


   

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