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Hispaniolan elegant slider

(Trachemys decorata)

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Description

The Hispaniolan slider (Trachemys decorata) or Haitian slider is a species of turtle in the Emydidae family found in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.The Hispaniolan slider is a freshwater turtle.They can live on land and water,but prefer to be near freshwater.These sliders are not on the endangered list,but are considered vulnerable.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Emydidae
Genus:Trachemys
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