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Diamonds in the Marsh

It is hard to say one turtle is more beautiful than another but this is one beautiful turtle!  The diamondback terrapin is the only brackish water turtle in the United  States. These turtles can be easily distinguished from other species by their light colored skin with dark spots, and their choice of habitat – salt marshes. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/05/diamonds-in-the-marsh/