age of my florida cooter turtle

I want to know how you can tell the age of a turtle. I have Florida cooters they are still small but I have no idea how old they are...any suggestions?

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Jul 16, 2011
Turtle age
by: Anonymous

The only way you can tell their age is to be there when they are born. After that, you are just guessing according to their size and how worn down their shells are.

A mature Florida cooter can be about 13 inches long.

Hope that helps.

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