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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Red-eared Slider Shell

Taxonomy:
Trachemys scripta elegans
Identifier:
E2000.5.2
Description:
This turtle shell belonged to a red-eared slider, also known as a red-eared terrapin. A freshwater turtle, the slider is a common pet and can live over 30 years in captivity.  
Date:
1997
Dimensions:
2.5" h 5" w 6.5" d
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Purchased With Funds From Friends Of The Public Museum Docentry League
Exhibits/Programs
Discovery Kit: Anishinabe Culture (October 25 2019)
Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.

Virtual Discovery Kit: Anishinabe Culture (April 2020)
Learn how the Anishinabek have lived alongside the natural world through a variety of artifacts that tell the story of the first people of this place.
Makers/Donors
Seller - Funds from General Operating Fund

Skulls Unlimited