Delta Map Turtle

-Map turtles are named for the distinctive fine lines covering their skin and upper shell, which somewhat resemble a road or contour map, and lend an air of beauty and elegance to these species that is hard to equal. Like most turtles found in the green-tinted rivers it occupies, Cagle’s map turtle is a distinctive greenish colour.

-Cagle's map turtle is classified as Endangered.

-Cagle’s map turtle was uplisted from Vulnerable to Endangered by the IUCN in 2011, as its range was found to have reduced by half to two-thirds since 1974. This species is now restricted to a 120 kilometre stretch of river, where it faces continued threats from habitat degradation, water diversion and human disturbance.

- You can find them in north america.

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