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False Map Turtle
Graptemys pseudogeographica
False Map Turtle
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False Map Turtle False Map Turtle
False Map Turtles have a yellow crescent behind each eye. They differ from Common
Map Turtles by having a smaller head, a prominent dorsal keel on the carapace
and a strong pattern covering more than 75% of the plastron.

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