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CAMPUS BIODIVERSITY: Red-eared sliders

IMG 2063   Male red-eared slider, posing. (Photo: Nicole Elmer) They’re out. Stacks of them. Sometimes piled on top of each other like bricks, feet extended, much to the delight of students and visitors to the UT turtle pond. These campus charmers are turtles commonly known as “red-eared sliders,” or Trachemys scripta elegans. The “red” come...