Red-Eared Sliders and Yellowbelly Sliders (Trachemys scripta) first came to BC as pets, before being released into the wild by irresponsible pet owners. This is bad news for BC’s native Western Painted Turtles. Sliders compete with native turtles for the same food. Learn more about Red-Eared Sliders in the read section.Red-eared-Slider-closeup_web
Status: Inherit