U.S.A. Freshwater Turtles
/ Stinkpots (Common Musk Turtles) - Sternotherus odoratus
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Adult male Stinkpot showing the classic reduced plastron of musk turtles, obvious skin between plastral scutes, & the large (leg-sized) tail with a thick base characteristic of male musk turtles. Location: Unknown. Photo: Katrina Smith.