The Painted Turtle.
~The Latin word for painted turtle
is Chrysemys picta.
~The painted turtle is the only
turtle to range across a whole
~They are 4-10 inches long.
~They have a yellow plastron,
there skin is black olive and has
red stripes on his head ,
neck,tail and legs.
~ The painted turtles habitat is
wetlands, plant filled ponds,
streams and lakes. You may see
groups of painted turtles on logs
~ Painted turtles eat snails insects
and pieces of lily pad!