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Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle

Location:-Painted turtles live from southern Canda to northern Mexico. -You will usually find Painted Turtle near a body of water.

Climate:-Painted Turtles hibrenate in cold winters-Bask in sun during warm summers and winters

Diet:-They eat insects, plants and some carrion-They also eat duckweed and algae

Predators/Treats:-Predators are raccons, skunks, birds, snakes, opossums, and some larger turtles

Amanda Burns5CMay 2013

WILD FACTS:-40 years in the wild, but in captivity they do not live nearly as long.-turtle eggs are leathery-there are four different types of painted turtlesEastern painted turtleMidland painted turtleSouthern painted turtleWestern painted turtle

Citations:Painted Tutles. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 May 2013. ."Painted Turtle." Enchanted Learning. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 May 2013. ."painted turtle." britannica. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 May 2013. . Painted Turtle. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 May 2013. .Painted Turtle. T.F.H, n.d. Web. 8 May 2013. .Chrustowski, Rick. Turtle Crossing. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2006. Print.

Size-AS an adult painted turtles shells can be 5.5 in. to 7 in. long-Throught out a painted turtles life they grow out of thier shells multiple times


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