||Three years old|
||Red Eared Slider Turtle|
||Erie, Pennsylvania, USA|
is my Red Eared Slider Brooks; she will be four years old in March.
She originally came from Bradenton, Florida and now resides in Erie,
Pennsylvania in her 125-gallon turtle tank. Brooksie (my nickname for
her) loves to eat red leaf lettuce, her turtle pellets, carrots, rosy
red minnows, and ham - though she gets that very rarely, only as a
People don't realize what personality a turtle can have. When Brooks is
hungry (which is all the time because Red Eared Sliders are known to be
beggars) she splashes me and gets me pretty wet! That gets my attention
every time - and she knows it. She has a wonderful personality and
disposition and lets anyone hold her without fussing or retreating into
her shell. When I come home it's a joy to see my beautiful girl! She is
my special friend.
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