(Trachemys scripta elegans)
There are two red-eared sliders at Seneca Park Zoo and they can be found in the Genesee Trail (seasonally).
Omnivore. Adults feed on plant and animal matter. They like to eat snails, tadpoles and fish, as well as duckweed and water lilies.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status
Humans are the greatest enemy of red-eared sliders. Each year, turtles are harmed; mainly from habitat destruction and pollution.