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William's toadhead turtle

Phrynops williamsi


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


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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