Emys orbicularis

Adult female.

Photograph by Dorothy DeLisle


Emys orbicularis, male and female plastron

Plastron of the female (left) and male (right) shown.
Note the considerably thicker and longer tail of the male.

Photograph by Dorothy DeLisle


European pond turtle

Carapace of a wild adult female from Bitola, Macedonia.

Photograph by James Buskirk

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European Pond Turtle, Emys orbicularis by Diane Levine