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illustration: red-eared slider

August 21, 2015

red_eared_turtle_by_al_lau

The Red-Eared Slider is another common fresh-water turtle in America. They can grow to a size of about 16 inches and can live up to 30 years, in the wild. Being cold-blooded reptiles, Red-Ears rely on the warmth of the sun to maintain their body temperatures. That is why is they can be found basking in large numbers on rocks or logs around ponds or lakes. My drawing shows one turtle enjoying a stone platform all to himself.

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2 Responses to “illustration: red-eared slider”

  1. kungfunaomi Says:

    That is COOL! What a neat kind of turtle, you did an amazing job!


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