My name is ***** ***** I am a Vet Tech and have worked with Reptiles over 40 years.
What you are describing is a Femal RES wanting to get out to lay her eggs.
This is a common behavior that we see as spring is arriving. Femal Reptiles can lay eggs even if no male is present.
THis is a You Tube on how to create a lay area for the turtle:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXoMvCZF2z8
I suggest getting the nexting box ready and try her in it daily. It is possible she will lay in the tank or she can become egg bound if she cannot lay them. The egg lay box is mst important as soon as possible.
It is very possibel. You can double check for the vent area. If a female the vent is close to the body and the male vent further down towards the end of the tail. A male is concave underneat on the capace becuse the mate from above and need the shell impression to get the female.
This is breeding season and the turtle;s urgency scratching at the eglass is that of a female wanting to lay eggs. If it turns out I am wrong it is a male wantinting to breed.
Please look the turtle over at the bent and underneath and let me know if I am correct.
I deid not see the Vent area, but the carapace is not a males shell. It is flat and not concave, The reason a males carapce is concee so they can asily lay onto of the female shell to breed. It may be worth see a Herp Vet to confirm my suspicion this is a female. All behavior and shell is that of a female.
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