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tortoise lizard

chelydra serpentine

Habitat: It is found in swamps, ponds, rivers and lakes where aquatic plants abound.

Food: It feeds on a wide variety of animals, including insects, frogs, snails, fish, reptiles, birds, mammals and aquatic plants.

Habits: Spends most of the time at the bottom of the water or buried in the mud. Sometimes they can migrate several kilometers between the place where they usually live and nesting areas, but most stay in an area less than two kilometers.

It is interesting that… The lizard turtle has a fast and powerful bite

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