Reptiles and Amphibians - invasive

Red-Eared Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) on May 31, 2024

Submitter does not have a specimen
EDRR Status: Local expert notified

Description of specimen

Large turtle. No red marks, but otherwise looked like RES. Either it's missing them or a relative (Eastern Cooter?). Unlike every other turtle I've ever seen, it did not dive away as we approached and just stared at us as we took pictures.