Painted Turtle

May 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Catch All, Reptiles

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"The Painted Turtle is hardy and often a first reptile pet for many people!"

Because they can handle a vast variety of housing conditions and can become very tame,

painted turtles make great pets!

The four species of Painted Turtles are all good additions for a turtle enthusiast. They are all very alert creatures and love basking in the sun and thereafter jumping into the water! They can become quite tame relatively quickly, and love to surface when they see that food has been offered by their owner! Read More

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