Yellow-bellied Slider

Turtle in the Grass

I usually see Yellow-bellied Sliders either in a pond or basking on a bank. This may be the first time I’d seen one walk across a field.

Yellow-bellied Slider
Yellow-bellied Slider

I did some identification research and was surprised to discover nearly 30 species of turtles can be found in South Carolina.

Yellow-bellied Slider
Yellow-bellied Slider

Santee National Wildlife Refuge, Cuddo Unit

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