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Tales from the Rainforest

Side Necked Turtles - Two Hundred Years Ago

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 24, 2016 10:00:00 AM / by Kurt Holle posted in Turtles

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Our guides spot and point at little side necked turtles (taricayas, Podocnemis unifilis) on the Tambopata River. Sometimes, lines of yellow butterflies flutter above their eyes, trying to lick them. It is an iconic image much like the macaw clay lick or the panoramic of the rain forest canopy.

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