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Least Concern #41 River Cooter (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugJan 8, 2022, 4:39:56 PM

The River Cooter is a species of turtle native to the United States and is listed as least concern on the endangered species list.

Reasons for least concern status - Habitat loss, predation, roadkills, hunting, pet trade.

Conservation efforts - There are regulations protecting the river cooter and they live in captivity.

River Cooter Facts - 

Science Name: Pseudemys concinna

Size:  23 - 43 cm 

Weight:  5.2 - 14 kg

Native Locstions: United States 

Lifespan: 40 years +

Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)


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