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Africa
Shared by : aness nyaboga (Kenya)
Region : Africa
Status : Vulnerable
Introduction
Turkana Mud Turtle Classified on the IUCN as vulnerable on the Red List is this species. It was recently discovered (1986) therefore not much information is known about it. It is however only found on the South Eastern shores of Lake Turkana in Kenya. It is a fresh water turtle that is semi aquatic, that is it lives both on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. The fact that its location is limited to a small area, this makes the species very endangered.

Sources :
http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/full/16529/0
http://wbd.etibioinformatics.nl/bis/turtles.php?menuentry=soorten&id=122
http://thewebsiteofeverything.com/animals/reptiles/Testudines/Pelomedusidae/Pelusios-broadleyi

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