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William's toadhead turtle

Phrynops williamsi

Description:

•They can stay submerged for long periods of time. •They are highly aquatic turtles. •They eat aquatic invertebrates, fish, algae, seeds, molluscs and plants.

Habitat:

Lakes, atlantic forest, marshes, rivers -I saw this turtle in Cataratas del Iguazú (Argentina)


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Mnes., Argentina

Lat: -25.69, Long: -54.44

Spotted on Oct 17, 2015
Submitted on Mar 27, 2016

Spotted for mission

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