Red-Eared Slider Turtle

Trachemys scripta elegans

Sassy Sliders

Kingdom: Reptilia, Feeding Type: Omnivore, Genus: Trachemys, Phylum or Division: Chordata, Class: Sarcopterygii, Order: Testudines, Family: Emydidae, Subfamily: Emydinae 

Animal Care

Daily: Feed young turtles everyday by dropping the pellets or dark leafy vegetables into the water. Keep the water in the tank clean and pick up any daily droppings and extra food out of the water. Weekly: Clean the tank at least once a week.

Group Members

Chantell Fraser, Laura Ward, McKenzie Murieen, Clara Frenay, Nicole Cowley