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  • Scientific Names
    • Pelusios sinuatus
    • Pelusios sinuatus leptus
    • Pelusios sinuatus zuluensis
    • Sternothaerus bottegi
    • Sternothaerus sinuatus
    • Sternotherus dentatus
    • Sternotherus sinuatus
  • English
    • Serrated Hinged Terrapin
    • (East African) Serrated Turtle
  • Portuguese
    • Cágado-de-articulação-dentada

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Serrated Hinged Terrapin Pelusios sinuatus

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toddtracks

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August 30, 2015 11:33 AM SAST

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johnnybirder

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February 28, 2015 05:46 PM SAST

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daojames

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November 20, 2005

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Rescued from busy road

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Serrated Hinged Terrapin Pelusios sinuatus

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simon1978

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January 18, 2015 08:21 AM SAST

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Serrated Hinged Terrapin Pelusios sinuatus

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joachim

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September 7, 2010

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nick22

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December 14, 2014

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carmelo_lopez

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November 6, 2010

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Serrated Hinged Terrapin Pelusios sinuatus

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martingrimm

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May 31, 2014 02:55 PM EAT

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Serrated Hinged Terrapin Pelusios sinuatus

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pecardoso

Date

March 29, 2014

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Abundant in several streams, tributary to Zambezi. I found dozens of them in several spots.

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joachim

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July 24, 2011

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dreierj

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May 7, 2008

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Serrated Hinged Terrapin Pelusios sinuatus

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toby

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January 13, 2011
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Description from Wikipedia

The serrated hinged terrapin (Pelusios sinuatus) is a species of turtles in the Pelomedusidae family. It is found in tropical East Africa in lakes and rivers. It can often be seen basking on logs, rocks or mud banks, or even on the backs of sleeping hippopotami. It eats water snails, soft-weed, and insects. It is the largest species in the genus Pelusios, with a carapace length of up to 55 cm. Females are larger than males....

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