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The spotted pond turtle gets its name from the yellow spots on its skin. Although these turtles predominantly live in the water, they also bask in the sun for longer periods.


ClassificationOrder chelonians, family old world’s terrapins
DietAquatic snails, fishes and tadpoles
HabitatCalm waters abundantly covered with water plant vegetation and swamplands
ReproductionReproduction time: May–October; 2 clutches a year; 26–36 eggs per clutch

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitung Strahlen-Dreikielschildkröte