Yellow Spotted River Turtle

The largest turtle species in South America has been under threat for many decades after being highly sought after in the pet trade and serving as a delicacy in the local region. They are now under protections, though they can still be found for sale for consumption in some markets.

Yellow Spotted River Turtle
animals, discover nature
December 31, 1969
Amazon Rainforest, Iquitos,
Loreto, Peru, South America