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Pastel Tortie

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The common musk turtle made my short list last year, so I did a good bit of research on them. I will copy from my notes in my next couple posts or so.

MUSK TURTLES - Sternotherus species

Genus: Sternotherus (Musk Turtles) by Darrell Senneke. http://www.chelonia.org/Articles/sternotheruscare.htm

The Care and Breeding of Musk Turtles by Dr. Mark Webb (2010). Tortoise Trust article.
http://www.tortoisetrust.org/articles/musk.html

Mud and Musk Turtles (Kinosternidae) by David T. Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.
http://www.turtlerescues.com/mud_and_musk_turtles.htm
 

Pastel Tortie

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I have not talked to them in a few weeks. Meaning I haven't been to church for 2 weeks :(
Not sure what they have done with the turtle.​
Well, if you decide you want one, there are a number of turtle breeders in South Florida with captive bred stinkpots. If you wait until an expo, you can pick one out for yourself. There will be plenty of common musk turtles, mud turtles, and similar species available in Daytona in August. That's where I got my three-striped mud turtles, Bold and Pinstripe, last year.
 

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