Mississippi Map Turtles are excellent starter turtles, and they make fine community turtles as well. As with most maps, they have very detailed shell and skin patterns. True omnivores, they will take pellets, plant matter, insects, fish, mollusks and earth worms.
Mississippi maps are fond of basking, but quickly dive in when approached. In time, they overcome this instinct and become quite tame. They are very good tank turtles, and adults also do well in outdoor ponds.
Shipping arrived on time and there was a perfectly healthy mississippi map inside. Included enough pellets for several months of feeding. Jamie (the turtle) started eating pellets the same day he arrived which surprised me. Still healthy a month after purchase. Overall, i am happy with my purchase and I would recommend this sight to others.