Turtle plastrons–or turtles’ bottom shells, can be pretty amazing. Take a look at these beautiful patterns and colors.
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One of the most exciting part of the Turtle Show is taking photos of people and turtles. In fact, it might just be the very best part. And this blog, well, it’s a great forum to show off lots of those photos.
Above, our turtle judge.
Next we have some of the turtles he judged.
Above, a red foot tortoise.
Above, a red-eared slider.
Star and Leopard tortoises.
A Mata Mata, or a South American leaf headed turtle. Yes, this really is a turtle!
Above, a juvenile Eastern Box turtle
An adult Chinese box turtle
A common snapping turtle (and “floating” friend). Yes, this was photo manipulated.
And the only pair of turtle flip-flops I’ve ever seen!
Bet you didn’t know there were this many kinds of turtles in the world!