Spanish Pond Turtle
Spanish pond turtle is a species of turtle found in the Mediterranean region. There are two subspecies of this species.
|Scientific Name||Mauremys leprosa|
|Other Names||Mediterranean turtle|
|Color||Ash upper shell with gray head|
|Distribution||Spain, Portugal, France, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, introduced into Italy|
|Mode of Reproduction||Oviparous (egg laying)|
|Average Lifespan||Up to 24.5 years in captivity|
|IUCN Conservation Status||Vulnerable|
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Published on September 13th 2017 by staff under Turtles. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.
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