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Endangered - #96 Chaco Side-necked Turtle (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugSep 7, 2022, 8:54:02 AM

The Chaco Side-necked Turtle or also known as the Chaco Sideneck Turtle is a species of turtle native to South America and is listed as endangered.

Reasons for endangered status - Habitat loss, climate change, pet trade.

Conservation efforts - 

  • Lives in protected areas 

Chaco Side-necked Turtle Facts -

Science Name: Acanthochelys pallidipectoris

Size: 12.8 - 17 cm

Weight: 325 - 400 g

Native Locations Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay 

Population: 1,000

Conservation status: Endangered (EN)


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