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Least Concern #51 Yellow Mud Turtle (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugMar 15, 2022, 9:23:06 AM

The Yellow Mud Turtle or also known as the Yellow-necked Mud Turtle is a species of turtle native to the United States and Mexico and is listed as least concern on the endangered species list.

Reasons for least concern status - Habitat destruction, lower water tables, and withdrawal of water from aquifers.

Conservation efforts - They live in protected areas.

Yellow Mud Facts -

Science Name: Kinosternon flavescens

Size:  11.4 -  15.3 cm

Native Locations: United States, Mexico 

Lifespan: (captivity) 40 years    (wild) 15 years

Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)


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