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Offline D.Lock

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Water turtles
« on: Thu, 23 November 2017, 07:08:13 AM »
Hello,

Two years ago I found these two water turtles. Can you help me ID?

Could 1. be Batrachemys nasuta?

Thanks,
Dick

Offline asnyder5

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Re: Water turtles
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 30 November 2017, 12:13:02 PM »
My gut for 1 is Mesoclemmys gibba. Do you have any shots of the head pointing forward? They have a much wider head than M. gibba but from this angle, it is looking gibba-like.

Number 2 is Kinosternon scorpiodes

-Andrew

Offline D.Lock

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Re: Water turtles
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 30 November 2017, 06:21:12 PM »
Hi Andrew,

No, I couldn't get a shot of the head pointing forward, as it didn't want to do so. If we tried to get it out, it would try and bite really hard!

Thanks for the ID!

Dick