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Yellow-Spotted Amazon River Turtle

Podocnemis unifilis

These side-necked turtles don’t pull their head straight into their shell. Instead, they curve their neck and tuck it between their front legs. These turtles are diurnal, meaning they are active during the day and sleep at night.


Found At

Rainforest

CONSERVATION STATUS

Vulnerable

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