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African helmeted turtle

Pelomedusa subrufa


The African helmeted turtle (Pelomedusa subrufa) also known as the marsh terrapin or crocodile turtle, is an omnivorous side-necked terrapin that naturally occurs in fresh and stagnant water bodies throughout much of Africa, and even in southern Yemen.

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Jared Hersch
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Jared Hersch

Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Jun 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 4, 2014

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