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African Sideneck Turtle (African Mud Turtle) [with Video]

By Brock Yates

The African Sideneck Turtle, also known as the African mud turtle, and as the West African mud turtle, is a popular pet choice for many turtle keepers. These hardy turtles are closely related to other mud turtles endemic to Africa such as the yellow-bellied mud turtle. Because of their appearance, African mud turtles are sometimes […]

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African Helmeted Turtle (Crocodile Turtle)

By Brock Yates

The African helmeted turtle goes by many names such as the African side-necked turtle, the crocodile turtle, and the marsh terrapin. As a semi aquatic species, African helmeted turtles prefer to spend most of their time in freshwater swamps, lakes, dams, and pans. These turtles are popular pets all over the world because of their […]