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Trachemys scripta scripta By Dylan Anderson The Yellow Belly Slider is native to the south eastern part of the US The outspread migration of this species to other parts of the US was caused by pet releases and escape from stores and restaurants ID: 504306

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Yellow Belly Slider or the Trachemys scripta scripta

By: Dylan Anderson?Slide2

The Yellow Belly Slider is native to the south eastern part of the U.S.The outspread migration of this species to other parts of the U.S was caused by pet releases and escape from stores and restaurants.

Pet releases of the Yellow Belly Slider was more common in 1930 during the show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles release.

OriginSlide3

The Slider is a omnivore as it eats both meat and vegetables.In the Sliders youth they tend to be completely carnivores as they feast on things such as spiders, insects, small fish, tadpoles, and etc.

As the Slider grows its diet moves to a more vegetarian diet to where 95% of its nutrient comes from plants

DietSlide4

Yellow Belly Sliders are commonly kept as pets in many area, that actually one of the main reasons they became an invasive species. Care for a Slider is the same as other turtles species.

The owner should feed the turtle a mix of plants and insects while washing its bowl commonly.

Domestication Slide5

Little knowledge is known of the Sliders impact of introduced ecosystems. All that we can tell for sure is that these Yellow Bellied Sliders compete with other turtles for food. They’re also sold commonly which spreads diseases to both humans and turtles.

Invasive ImpactSlide6

The Sliders were introduced to new habits in the 1930’s.Management of the turtles was mainly taking precaution in stopping further spread of the species.

Management and Introduction dateSlide7

Though the Yellow Bellied Slider is considered a invasive species the Yellow Slider itself had to compete with the Red Eared Slider in its own habitat.

TurtlesSlide8

1. Do you feel the invasion of the Yellow Bellied Sliders is dangerous? Please explain your answer. – No, I don’t think the Sliders are any danger to other environments that they had so far been introduced as they mainly just feed on plants.

2. What are some means of preventing this species from invading further? – Tell other the importance of reducing pet releases and have proper environment for your own pet.3. What is the Yellow Bellied Sliders diet as newborns?

– Mostly

carnivorous.

Test QuestionsSlide9

http://www.anstaskforce.gov/Documents/AIS_Field_Guide_Finalweb.pdf

http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?speciesID=1262

https://

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-bellied_slider

http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/Turtle-Tortoise-Species/Yellow-bellied-Slider

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