The red eared slider is a medium to large size aquatic turtle found in North Carolina. They have a smooth flat carapace or upper shell, yellow colored plastron or lower shell, and yellow stripes along the face and legs. Additionally, as indicated by their name, Red Eared Sliders have a small red patch behind their eyes.
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If you find a sick or injured turtle, please call and leave a message at (919) 397-9675.
Please note that it is illegal for us to treat or accept pet turtles due to our permit
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