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Endangered - #91 Wood Turtle (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugSep 1, 2022, 7:40:12 AM

The Wood Turtle is a species of turtle native to the United States and Canada and is listed as endangered.

Reasons for endangered status - Habitat destruction, road traffic, farming accident, illegal collection, predators

Conservation efforts - 

  • They live in protected areas
  • They are protected by law

Wood Turtle Facts - 

Science Name: Glyptemys insculpta

Size: 14 - 20 cm 

Weight: 680 - 1,133 g

Native Locations: United States, Canada

Lifespan: (wild) 40 years       (captivity) 58  years

Conservation status: Endangered (EN)


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