red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta)
Not native to our local ponds but were released by people who had them as pets.
Photo-a-Day 7/20/2014 Bill Stone
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Fortunately or unfortunately they are doing very well.
so very wonderful!
This one Seems to be doing OK...
Great capture, are they surviving after being released?