Species Spotlight Vol. 3

by Jordan Gray  TSA Species Spotlight  Photo courtesy of Chris Leone, the Turtle Room Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii) Countries of Origin: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan IUCN Status: Vulnerable Estimated surviving population: Unknown/Declining Habitat: Rivers, ponds, oxbows and flooded forests with high-vegetative cover. Size: Females and Males ≤ 35 cm Factoid: Spotted pond turtles are primarily carnivorous, feeding heavily on aquatic snails.…

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