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Japanese Pond Turtle

Reptiles / Mauremys japonica
Length 7"
Conservation Status

Japanese pond turtle females can lay up to four clutches per year. The number of eggs per clutch depends on the size of the female and ranges from three to eight. This species is part of the Tennessee Aquarium’s Asian Turtle Breeding Program and has successfully reproduced here.

Range
Japan
Habitat
Ponds, marshes, swamps, canals, streams
Diet
Frogs, fish, invertebrates and aquatic plants
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