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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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A southern three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes matacus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) an endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened species at the Atlanta Zoo.

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An Atlantic triton’s trumpet (Charonia variegata) at the Akron Zoo.

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An Atlantic triton’s trumpet (Charonia variegata) at the Akron Zoo.

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A silver fulu cichlid (Haplochromis argens) at the Akron Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN list.

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A diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) from a private facility in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata bissa) at Semirara Marine Hatchery Laboratory in the Philippines.

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A critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata bissa) at Semirara Marine Hatchery Laboratory in the Philippines.

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Yellow mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens) at Wildcare, a wildlife rehab center.

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A critically endangered Kleinmann’s tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni) hatching from it’s egg at the Woodland Park Zoo.

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A critically endangered Kleinmann’s tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni) egg and baby at the Woodland Park Zoo.

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A critically endangered Kleinmann’s tortoise, Testudo kleinmanni, egg and baby at the Woodland Park Zoo.

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A ringed map turtle, Graptemys oculifera, at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, IA. This species is listed as endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened.

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Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A Brazilian three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes tricinctus) at the Denver Zoo, Denver, Colorado. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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African spurred tortoise (Geochelone sulcata) at the Denver Zoo.

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The empty shell of a deertoe mussel (Truncilla truncata) at Missouri State University.

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A South American yellow-footed tortoise (Geochelone denticulata) at the Kansas City Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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Southern oyster drill (Stramonita haemastoma) at the Dallas Children’s Aquarium.

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A serrated snapping turtle, Elseya latisternum, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

Saw-shelled turtle

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A serrated snapping turtle, Elseya latisternum, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A painted sideneck turtle, Emydura subglobosa, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A painted sideneck turtle, Emydura subglobosa, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A painted sideneck turtle, Emydura subglobosa, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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An Australian big-headed, Emydura australis, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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An Australian big-headed, Emydura australis, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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An Australian big-headed, Emydura australis, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A golden thread turtle, Ocadia sinensis, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A golden thread turtle, Ocadia sinensis, at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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