Tracaja   TURTLE
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Scientific Name:
Podocnemis unifilis
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Yellow-headed Sideneck, Yellow-spotted River Turtle, Yellow-spotted Sideneck Turtle
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 1996
EN-US FWS: June 2, 1970
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
South America (Orinoco R. and Amazon R. basins)
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