Wood turtle

Family: Emydidae

Size: It measures approximately 20 to 30 cm.

Longevity: It can live up to 40 years.

Habitat: It lives in woods, fields and in forest glades.

Food: It is omnivorous, so the wood turtle feeds on small fruits, tender leaves of plants, fungi and insects.

Did you know that the wood turtle practices a particular hunting technique? It beats the ground rhythmically with its front feet, simulating the sound of rain to make the worms come to the surface.