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Caspian turtle amongst algae. The Caspian turtle (Mauremys caspica), or striped-neck terrapin, is a medium-sized semi-aquatic turtle, which is found from from the eastern Mediterranean through Turkey, Bulgaria and central Iran to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Israel, and across the Ionian Peninsula to former Yugoslavia. Photographed in Israel, in May.
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