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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.
|Classification||Order chelonians, family old world’s terrapins|
|Diet||Aquatic snails, fishes and tadpoles|
|Habitat||Calm waters abundantly covered with water plant vegetation and swamplands|
|Reproduction||Reproduction time: May–October; 2 clutches a year; 26–36 eggs per clutch|