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Moderator: Scott Waters
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- Location: Belgium
Probably very easy for any US herper, but what species/subspecies are these?
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- Joined: September 18th, 2018, 11:31 am
- Location: San Francisco Bay area
Best guess is graptemys sp. map turtle
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- Joined: June 11th, 2010, 5:01 am
- Location: Louisiana
They appear to be standard, farm-raised Pseudemys concinna. They are exported from the USA by tens of thousands each year. As are some Graptemys...
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Yeah. Its a bummer.
It would actually be an arguably more helpful purpose if they were re appropriated as an ethical animal food/protein source, then as the tool of poor learning they uphold.