Yellow-Spotted Amazon River Turtle

Type: Reptile

Diet:
Vegetables and fruit, grasses, insects, small animals.

Longevity in the wild:
Up to 70 years.

Size: A
dults between 38 and 69 cm with females growing twice as large as males.

Weight: M
ales 0.5 to 1 kg; females 1 to 3 kg.

Group Name:
Colony

Fun Fact:
These turtles are diurnal, meaning that they are most active in mid-morning and afternoon.

You can find the Zoo's Yellow-Spotted Amazon River Turtles and other animals from Central and South America in Toucan Ridge.

Yellow-Spotted Amazon River Turtle