another reptile, are often found along the water's edge basking in the
sun on logs and stones. If interrupted, they will quickly disappear into
the water. Here are two common painted turtles.
The one with the green shell is an adult and the black shelled turtle with
the red edges is the youngling. They have bright red and yellow markings
on their head, limbs and tail. Painted turtles are omnivorous. They eat
algae and other aquatic plants, carrion (dead animals), and live animals
like crayfish, fish, snails and insects.