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Eastern Musk Turtle (Sternotherus odoratus)

Record Information
Created: December 1st, 2019 - 06:15 AM
Last Modified: December 15th, 2019 - 08:02 PM
Entered by: Sebastian Harris
Record # 161097
Observation Information
County: Lehigh County
Time: 2019-11-19 15:00:00
Qty: 1
Age: Adult
Sex: --
Air Temperature: -----
Cloud Cover: Clear
Weather Conditions: Calm
Elevation: 522.00ft
Habitat: Pond rich in bottom dwelling algae


Observed poking and prodding at the bottom of the pond, a few meters from the waters edge. Was able to discern species by head/shell shape and proportion, and neck length.


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