BERT & ERNIE- YELLOW BELLIED SLIDER
BERT & ERNIE- 2 Headed YELLOW BELLIED SLIDER
Latin name: Trachemys scripta scripta
BERT & ERNIE- 2 HEADED YELLOW BELLIED SLIDER
Native Home: The YELLOW BELLIED SLIDER is native to the southeastern United States, specifically from Florida to southeastern Virginia, and is the most common turtle species in its range.
Size: Adult male YELLOW BELLIED SLIDERS typically reach 5–9 inches in length; females range from 8–13 inches.
Diet: YELLOW BELLIED SLIDERS are omnivores, insects and freshly killed fish may also be provided for protein. Commercially processed animal-based reptile food may be given too.
Reproduction: Mating of the YELLOW BELLIED SLIDERS takes place in the water. Suitable terrestrial area is required for egg-laying by nesting females, who will normally lay 6–10 eggs at a time. The eggs incubate for 2–3 months and the hatchlings will usually stay with the nest through winter.
Lifespan: The lifespan of YELLOW BELLIED SLIDER is over 30 years in the wild, and over 40 years in captivity.