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Turtle, freshwater

Description:

Spotted in a small pond on a night walk in the rain forest. I believe it is a species of side-necked turtle. They are called so because they retract their heads into their shells in a sideways, horizontal manner rather than the more common S-shaped retraction of most turtles.

Habitat:

Freshwater

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Heather R
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Heather R

Punchana, Loreto, Peru

Spotted on Jun 16, 2013
Submitted on Jun 16, 2016

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