ID#: 15621
This was a turtle display tank inside a pet store, which featured two red-eared slider turtles, Trachymys scripta elegans, that were swimming about in their aquarium. Care need be taken when purchasing turtles, for the consumer needs to know that these reptiles can potentially carry germs known as Salmonella, which can be dangerous, especially to children.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Eric Grafman
Creation Date: 2013
Photo Credit: Eric Grafman
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