The Yellow Bellied Slider Turtle communicates with its touch and vibrations.
They have a good sense of vision.
They lift their structures when basking in the sun.
The Yellow Bellied Slider Turtle was formerly the most commonly sold turtle in the pet trade, but its sale has dropped since it is a known carrier of Salmonella bacteria which causes intestinal disorder.
Most Yellow Bellied Slider Turtles are sociable.
If the turtles are shy, they lose their shyness quickly.
Yellow Bellied Slider Turtles can live more than a quarter of a century.