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Scorpion Mud Turtle

Kinosternon scorpioides


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.


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

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alicelongmartin 10 years ago


Love the shell on that cute turtle!

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Belmopan, Cayo, Belize

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

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