Chinese pond turtle (クサガメ)

Chinese pond turtle [Reeves’ turtle] (Mauremys reevesii, クサガメ) walking up the the canal in Tsuji, Ritto City. Three hand-size turtles were together, probably headed for a small pond about 300 meters upstream from where I found them. This small turtle is an endangered species on the IUCN Red List (

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