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Scorpion Mud Turtle

Kinosternon scorpioides

Description:

Scorpion mud turtles are found in various bodies of water, from small puddles to larger creeks and rivers. They are readily identified by their bi- or tricarnate shells. Puntarenas, Costa Rica.

Habitat:

It was crossing a road and heading into an area of thick growth and standing water.

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2 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Cool!

Love the shell on that cute turtle!

joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Belmopan, Cayo, Belize

Spotted on Oct 18, 2013
Submitted on Nov 1, 2013

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