Common Musk Turtle

Family: Kinosternidae

Size: It measures approximately 15 cm.

Longevity: It can live from 25 to 50 years.

Habitat: The Common Musk Turtle lives in lakes, ponds and rivers.

Food: It feeds on various small insects.

Did you know that the Commun Musk Turtle gets its name from the specific odour that it releases as a defense mechanism when it is handled?