Chrysemys dorsalis — Southern Painted Turtle
I didn't get very close to this turtle before it did the usual turtle thing and slipped into the water. I have tentatively identified it as Chrysemys dorsalis from the shape of the shell; drop me a line if you think you know better.
- Behler, J. L., King, F. W. 1979. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles & Amphibians
- Conant, R., Collins, J. T. 1998. Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Third Edition, expanded
- Ernst, C. H., Barbour, R. W. 1989. Turtles of the World